A Pilot's Guide to Inflight Icing
Know the Situation
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You cannot make wise operational decisions unless you know the situation. To fly safely in icing conditions, you must understand the environment through which you are flying.
In this section, we discuss how ice forms and how differences in atmospheric conditions affect the intensity of icing encounters. Throughout this section we make direct recommendations for how you can apply this knowledge on the ground and in the air.
This section focuses on the following subjects:
How Ice Forms
Various ice accretions on wing leading edges