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Engine Icing Specialist from NRC Receives Prestigious Award

“I was honoured that they would even nominate me given the calibre of some of the people that they’ve put in there but I literally told him, I didn’t say he was a fool, I said he was just wasting his time,” MacLeod, a National Research Council (NRC) Canada research officer for jet engine icing, recalled during an interview at the GLACIER jet engine test facility south of Thompson on Dec. 16.

“We are currently capable of handling the biggest engines but if we believe what the engine manufacturers are telling us we’re going to have to upscale it by another 50 per cent probably,” he says.

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