light icing

light icing

An atmospheric condition in which the rate of ice accumulation may create a problem if flight is prolonged in this environment for over one hour.
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documentation and system with options for the opportunity to order additional light icing sets, spare parts and training.
Given these intensities, encountering trace or light icing isn't usually a big deal.
Bake a cake of your choice, or buy a cake with light icing.
Sifting through the comments, it seems clear the system works best for the under-200-knot crowd and in light icing.
As we departed the final approach fix, we experienced moderate turbulence, light icing, and thick clouds.
While the pilot was on the approach control frequency, two commercial aircraft reported light icing conditions for their departures.
When Minneapolis Center descends you from on top at 8000 down to 6000, the light icing predicted on ADDS gets confirmed by the area of your windscreen unprotected by the hot plate.
For example, during the cold season, a lowering ceiling with time might indicate a deepening saturated environment, taking a light icing situation to moderate or worse.
The King Airs, for instance, are certified for continuous "trace" to light icing in cruise flight, and moderate icing in short climbs or descents at the published minimum ice penetration airspeed.
Putting aside that the FAA has yet to give us a final and workable definition of known icing, suppose you do blunder innocently into light icing.