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Dunlop Aviation delivers Sikorsky S-92 ice protected engine intakes

06 June 2000

Dunlop Aviation Ice Protection & Composites (DAIPC) has delivered the first production standard engine air inlets for the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter. This follows the successful wind tunnel tests which were undertaken by DAIPC and Sikorsky at the NASA Glenn facility in Cleveland, Ohio The self-contained inlet and ice protection system developed by DAIPC is designed for quick and easy installation and removal. Each of the two intakes is attached by two electrical connectors and a single mechanical fixing. Dunlop Aviation, a member of Dunlop Standard Aerospace, is a world leader in electro-thermal aircraft ice protection. Other aviation products include wheels/brakes and brake management systems, composite structures and specialist flexible hoses.

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