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Aircraft Icing Resources

Resources: In-Flight Icing Course Related Information - Accidents Incidents Information Video
Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Barter Island, AK
Accident: Barter Island, AK - de Havilland DHC-6 - 1985
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Cleveland, OH
Accident: Cleveland, OH - DC 9-15 - 1991
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Flushing, NY
Accident: Flushing, NY- MD-82- 1994
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Malad City, ID
Accident: Malad City, ID - Mitsubishi MU-2 - 1996
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Monroe, MI
Accident: Monroe, MI - EMB-120 - 1997
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Monroe, MI - PIREPs
Accident: Monroe, MI - EMB-120 - 1997
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Monroe, MI - NTSB Questionaire
Accident: Monroe, MI - EMB-120 - 1997
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Mt. Crezzo, Italy
Accident: Mt. Crezzo, Italy - ATR-42 - 1987
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: NASA X-31
Accident: NASA X-31 - 1995
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Roselawn, IN
Accident: Roselawn, IN - ATR-72 - 1994
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Link to Flash Accident Resource Accident: Thiells, NY
Accident: Thiells, NY- B-727- 1974
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Coyle, NJ
Incident: Coyle, NJ - ATR-42 - 1995
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Dallas-Ft. Worth. TX
Incident: Dallas-Ft. Worth. TX - ATR-42 - 1996
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Elko, NV
Incident: Elko, NV - EMB-120 - 1994
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Kotzebue, AK
Incident: Kotzebue, AK - Cessna 207 - 1988
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Mosinee, WI
Incident: Mosinee, WI - ATR-42-300 - 1988
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Link to Flash Incident Resource Incident: Sacramento, CA
Incident: Sacramento, CA - EMB-120 - 1998
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Airborne Radar
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Airfoil Specific Demonstrator
Airfoil Specific Demonstrator: Interactive view of ice shapes created on various airfoil types.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Area Forecast Interpretation
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Area Forecast Example
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Boot Cycle Tests
Boot Cycle Tests: Demonstrates drag change with de-ice cycle vs. time.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Center Weather Advisory (CWA) Example
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Information: Deicing/Anti-icing Fluid Characteristics
Type I - Type II - Type III - Type IV
Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Forecast Icing Potential (FIP)
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Ice Accretion Temperatures
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Ice Gallery
Interactive view of a wide variety of ice images from NASA's Twin Otter research aircraft.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Icing Aerodynamics Simulator
Interactive tool helps pilots better understand how flap position and aircraft speed interact with ice accretion to affect the airflow over the wing and tail surfaces.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: METAR Example
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: PIREP Example
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Pitot Tube
Discusses the consequences of ice forming inside the pitot tube.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: SIGMET Example
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: TAF Example
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Transitory Nature of Icing
An accident in Monroe, Michigan illustrates that icing can be transitory in time, space and severity.
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Link to Flash Information Resource Information: Weight of Ice
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Actual Tail Stall and Recovery (NASA Test Flight)
Tail Stall: In-flight cabin footage from NASA's Twin Otter research aircraft during an actual tail stall event.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Barry Ellinger, SF-340 Pilot
Pilot discusses an in-flight event of rapid ice build up.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Bill Rieke, NASA Research Pilot
Pilot discusses tactile clues available on the flight deck to detect ice related anomalies.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Bill Rieke, NASA Research Pilot
Pilot discusses how to deal with a roll upset caused by an ice contaminated wing.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Brian Williams, RJ-85, DASH 8, SF-340 Pilot
Pilot discusses how PIREPs can affect a flight outcome.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Clear Ice Shape Rendering
Three-dimensional animated redering of an actual clear ice shape cross section.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Colored Ring
Colored ring observed in-flight.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Ellen Tom, FAA Research Pilot
Pilot discusses various flight deck cues available to pilots for detection of possible icing related problems.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Ellen Tom, FAA Research Pilot
Pilot discusses holding in icing conditions.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Example of Clear Ice
Video shows an example of clear ice accretion and shedding on NASA's Twin Otter research aircraft.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Fred Ashman, MU-2 Pilot
Pilot discusses an in-flight icing encounter and subsequent requests to ATC.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Grant Besley, DC-10 Captain
Pilot discusses deadening of flight controls due to in-flight ice accretion.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Grant Besley, DC-10 Captain
Pilot discusses the pilot's role in addressing ATC.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Kurt Blankenship, NASA Research Pilot
Pilot discusses a partial flap approach setting.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Mike Hudson, Former EMB-120 Pilot
Pilot discusses the uniqueness of all icing encounters.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Mike Hudson, Former EMB-120 Pilot
Pilot discusses awareness of cues for possible SLD icing.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Mike Hudson, Former EMB-120 Pilot
Pilot discusses how pilots tend to only "fly the way they are trained".
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: NTSB Animation, Roselawn, IN Accident
Animation of Roselawn, IN flight accident.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Rick Glewwe, RJ-85 Pilot
Pilot discusses the effect of ice accretion on "non deicing" parts of the aircraft.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Rime ice Shape Rendering
Three-dimensional animated redering of an actual rime ice shape cross section.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: SLD Condition in Icing Tunnel
Video showing SLD ice accretion, boot firing, and residual ice remaining aft of boot.
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Link to Flash Video Resource Video: Visual and Auditory Cues
Video showing an autopilot disconnect.
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