|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 10|
A nacelle inlet lip (22) for an aircraft engine (16) comprises a structural body (30) and an ice protection system (60). The ice protection system (60) comprises a plurality of ice-protectors (62, 64, 66) independently controllable to allow inner zones (52, 54, 56) to be operated in different modes, different power levels, different time intervals and/or different energy amounts. In this manner, an inner aft zone (52), an inner mid zone (54), and an inner aft zone (56) can be anti-iced and/or de-iced to best preserve desired airflow patterns, to minimize...
The invention claimed is: 1. A nacelle inlet lip for an aircraft engine, comprising a structural body and an ice protection system; the structural body defining the leading edge of the aircraft engine and having an inner wall portion defining an inlet for the aircraft engine; the inner wall portion having a plurality of inner zones located sequentially aft from the leading edge, these inner zones including an inner fore zone located just aft of the leading edge, an inner mid zone located aft of the inner fore zone, and an inner aft zone located aft of t...