Manufacturers of transport aircraft would be required to demonstrate that an aircraft certified to fly in icing conditions could safely operate in a “supercooled large drops” environment under a new rule proposed last week by FAA, which is looking to expand icing certification standards. Powerplants and other aircraft components also would be required to perform safely in freezing rain or drizzle, ice crystals or combinations of icing phenomena. The proposed rule arose from the ...


"FAA Proposes New Ice NPRM" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.