icing level

icing level

[′ī·siŋ ‚lev·əl]
(meteorology)
The lowest level in the atmosphere at which an aircraft in flight does, or could, encounter aircraft icing conditions over a given locality.

icing level

The minimum level or altitude at which ice forms on aircraft under given conditions.
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Aviation experts are examining whether after dropping below the icing level the helicopter hit heavy cloud and smashed into the mountain because they simply didn't see it.
Moderate icing levels should have the pilot considering a way out, while severe icing requires immediate and decisive action, even in protected aircraft.
Ice accident scenarios, Neil said, usually involved some maneuver requiring long exposure to low-altitude icing levels, such as a DME arc.
I gave him all the weather data and made sure I told him about the icing levels.