De-icing Aircraft for More Than 80 Years
For over 80 years, UTC Aerospace Systems is a recognized innovator of ice detection and protection systems for all-weather operation of aircraft. In 1932, we developed the first commercial pneumatic ice protection system for the Northrop Alpha mail plane.
Today, we are a leading provider of pneumatic de-icing and electrothermal ice protection including our Goodrich FASTboot® and Goodrich SILVERboot™ pneumatic de-icers. The Goodrich De-icer Service Center provides professional, same day installation and service, free inspections and labor for life. Our ice detectors are certified on over 100 different platforms.
UTC Aerospace Systems is a leading supplier of standard etched element, wire type and DuraTherm® electrothermal heating products. We also provide rotorblade ice protection systems (RIPS), windshield heat controllers and wiper systems.
UTC Aerospace Systems is a leading provider of de-icing—critical ice protection solutions for all-weather operation of today’s high performance aircraft. Our comprehensive de-icing solutions cover all aspects of de-icing system development, from design and manufacture to qualification and certification to aftermarket support and installation services. We integrate innovative technologies, utilizing aerodynamic and icing flow analysis, to create the most advanced de-icing solutions available for all anti-icing/de-icing applications. Although our product lines vary, they share the same foundation of experience, innovation and reliability to meet the challenging and dynamic needs of our customers.
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