The air intake cowl directs air flow to the engine fan section. It also provides for a smooth airflow transition over the nacelle exterior surfaces. Acoustic panels on the intake barrel and or insulation blankets on the rear bulkhead of the air intake cowl, attenuate engine noise. A controlled hot engine bleed air is routed thru the anti-ice duct to the thermal anti-ice ring. The thermal anti-ice ring directs the controlled hot air flow to the inside of the lipskin to prevent ice buildup on the lipskin. The air intake cowl is attached to the front engine flange. The air intake cowl is attached to the front engine flange.