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HEATING SYSTEMSAircraft heating systems range in size and complexity from simple heat exchangers for small, single-engine aircraft through combustion heaters used with larger aircraft to compressor bleed-air systems for turbine-engine-powered aircraft. The system being used may be independent of other systems or integrated into a complete aircraft environmental-control package.
Exhaust Heating Systems The simplest type of heating system, often employed on light aircraft, consists of a heater muff around the engine exhaust stacks, an air scoop to draw ram air into the heater muff, ducting to carry the heated air into the cabin, and a valve to control the flow of he…
Michael J. Kroes; Ronald Sterkenburg: Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition. HEATING SYSTEMS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export