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Icing Triggers MU-2 Mandate
Photograph: The FAA's ice protection AD affects both long and short-body MU-2s. These two were photographed in early June at Orange County Airport (MGJ), Montgomery, New York. The FAA has given operators of all (approximately 400) U.S.-based Mitsubishi MU-2s one year to modify the twin turboprop's ice protection systems, at a cost of around $27,000 per aircraft.