Course detail: Aircraft Icing: Meteorology, Protective Systems, Instrumentation and Certification
This course covers the meteorology and physics of aircraft icing. Topics include forecasting, finding and avoiding icing conditions, designing and evaluating ice protection systems, and certification of aircraft for flight into known icing conditions.
- Descriptions of aircraft icing severities, types and photos
- Atmospheric aerosols
- Cloud physics of icing and conceptual cloud modes
- Ground icing
- Skew-T, Log P adiabatic diagrams
- Assessment of icing potential
- Critical icing parameters, theory and measurements
- Meteorology of SLD icing
- Finding and avoiding icing conditions
- Discussion of sources and meaning of available forecast information
- Ice accretion characteristics
- Effects of ice on aircraft performance
- Anti-ice and de-ice systems
- Icing instrumentation and detection
- Effect of SLD on aircraft
- Engine icing considerations
- Ice-testing methods
- Certification and regulations
- Conceptual methods
Designed for aerospace engineers, flight test and design engineers, test pilots, line pilots, meteorologists, FAA engineers and Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs), and program managers.
Early registration fee: $2,295 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).
Regular registration fee: $2,495 if you register and pay after the early registration deadline.
Netherlands Defence Academy Discount
This course is available to Netherlands Defence Academy employees at a discounted registration fee. Please contact the NDA Procurement and Contracting department for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount.
Canada Department of National Defence Discount
This course is available to Canada DND employees at 10% off the registration fee. Please contact the DND Procurement Authority (DAP 2-3) for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.
U.S. Federal Employee Discount
This course is available to U.S. federal employees at 10% off the registration fee. To receive the federal employee discount, you must enter the code FGVT116 during the checkout process. Please note that you must validate your eligibility to receive this discount by entering your U.S. government email address (ending in .gov or .mil) when creating your online registration profile. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.
Aerospace Compliance, Aircraft Maintenance and Safety
Classroom hours / CEUs
28 classroom hours
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AERO0060 Course Information and Outline (PDF Document)