fuel icing

fuel icing

An uncommon phenomenon in which water held in suspension in the fuel freezes and blocks the engine induction system.
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Carriers are on track to complete, within six months, modification of nearly 1,900 Trent engines considered vulnerable to the fuel icing which brought down a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER two years ago.
Pilots have raised issues related to fatigue, adequate crewing and fuel icing. The flight is the longest originating in the USA, taking some 16 hours.
Penray Winter Pow-R Plus provides winter fuel system protection to prevent fuel gelling, fuel icing, improve cold-weather starting, clean injectors and disperse water.