​Wing ice protection systems


GKN Aerospace is the industry leader for electrothermal ice protection and one of the key products within our ice protection portfolio is wing ice protection. Our wing leading edge electrothermal ice protection is more efficient, extends airframe endurance and offers the most advanced de-icing performance in the industry. Our ice protection systems (IPS) Centre of Excellence offers full design and test capability, including an on-site icing tunnel, as well as high volume manufacturing capability.


  • Reduced weight compared with pneumatic systems and bleed air systems
  • Ability to fully integrate the de-icing system into composite structures
  • Field replaceable solutions reduce maintenance cost

Aircraft deployed on

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner
  • Concorde

 For further information please contact us