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Features March 2012 Issue

Ice Equipment Failures

Flying safely when ice builds on the airframe is challenging enough when everything is working right. Here are a few tricks for when it doesnít.

If thereís one system that breeds overconfidence in the neophyte, itís ice protection gear. Ice in the forecast? Youíve got that known-ice Turbo Bugsmasher tucked away in a hangar just for such occasions. Problem solved, right? Not so fast.

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