Alert To Pilots: Wing Upper Surface Ice Accumulation
As a result of a recent takeoff accident that has generated much
discussion about the effects of wing upper surface ice
accumulations, the National Transportation Safety Board is issuing
the following alert letter to pilots:
Wing Upper Surface Ice Accumulation Alert
The National Transportation Safety Board has long been concerned
about the insidious nature of the effects of small amounts of ice
accumulated on an airplane's upper wing surface.
By ANN Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell
On a recent jaunt to DC, I worked the halls of Congress as well
as the offices of many of the alphabet associations and government
agencies that support the aviation world. It was a fascinating
week... with some interesting intel and rumors coming to light.