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icing conditions

Weather conditions conducive to the formation of ice on an aircraft in flight. These conditions are usually characterized by visible moisture in the air and temperatures around the freezing level (i.e., +2° to −10°C). Pilots encountering icing conditions are urged to issue a pilot weather report (PIREP) immediately.
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This notation includes requirements for maintaining safety and vessel operability in ice, under icing conditions, and at low temperatures.
The European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration in the US have certified the M28 fixed-wing aircraft for flight in known icing conditions according to the aircraft's maker.
Buses and vehicles were blocking the road - the result of icing conditions and lack of initiative on the part of those responsible for keeping the roads clear.
Route 495, rollover accident and numerous spin outs due to icing conditions.
For example, in 1997, FAA issued a multiyear plan for improving the safety of aircraft operating in icing conditions and has since made progress on the objectives specified in its plan by issuing regulations, airworthiness directives, and voluntary guidance.
The fix involves installing a new stall warning protection computer with updated logic that assigns a particular stall speed buffer for each flap setting to be used in icing conditions or for when a flap system failure is detected.
He also pointed to the flight manual of the airplane, a Bombardier Q400 turboprop, which calls for pilots to shut off the system in "severe" icing conditions, but Chealander stopped short of saying the pilots acted improperly by activating the system.
The NTSB wants the FAA to increase minimum safe airspeeds in icing conditions and require the installation of ice speed switches.
Consider the mission impact from snow and ice-covered taxi and runways, crosswinds and icing conditions for takeoff and landing.
The system advises pilots when icing conditions are present and will be used on the conventional, carrier and Short Take-Off Vertical Landing versions of the aircraft, which are being built for US and UK armed forces.