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FAA issues icing rule, addressing long standing NTSB recommendation
19 August 2011

FAA issues icing rule, addressing long standing NTSB recommendation

19 August 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a new rule requiring scheduled airlines to install ice detection equipment in their existing fleets or to update their flight manuals to make sure crews know when they should activate their ice protection systems. For aircraft equipped with an ice-detection system, the new rule mandates that the system […]

Report: Canadair RJ uncommanded roll on takeoff in icing conditions

15 April 2011

AIBN Norway published the final report of their investigation into an serious incident involving a Cimber Air Denmark Canadair CRJ200LR Regional Jet, January 2008. During take-off, immediately after lift-off, the aircraft suddenly lost lift on the right wing. The wing dropped, sending the aircraft into an uncontrolled 40-degree bank. The stall protection system activated, and […]

FAA proposes amended standards for airplanes and engines in certain icing conditions

30 June 2010

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to amend the airworthiness standards applicable to certain transport category airplanes certified for flight in icing conditions and the icing airworthiness standards applicable to certain aircraft engines. The proposed regulations would improve safety by addressing supercooled large drop icing conditions for transport category airplanes most affected by these […]