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deicing

[dē′īs·iŋ]
(engineering)
The removal of ice deposited on any object, especially as applied to aircraft icing, by heating, chemical treatment, and mechanical rupture of the ice deposit.

deicing

Removing ice from aircraft by mechanical, thermal, electrical, or chemical means.
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Delta Air Lines used our Hybrid De-icing System at Milwaukee Airport for much of the past winter season and estimated that it used less than one-sixth the glycol normally required to de-ice planes, resulting in a significant cost savings," said John Stanko, Deice Program Manager, AlliedSignal Aerospace.
Airways has approved the use of InfraTek to deice its aircraft.
This fee structure benefits the airlines by eliminating the fluctuation in their costs to deice aircraft using glycol.
Revenues will be shared between Continental and Radiant in accordance with the Deice Facility Operating Agreement.