Are You Ready for the Ice?

faastWhether you want to admit it or not, winter is coming. While the season does offer opportunities for days of “severe clear” and improved engine performance, it’s also a time when icing encounters can wreak havoc for GA flyers. If you have any questions about GA anti-icing/deicing systems, be sure to check out page 21 of the current issue of FAA Safety Briefing for our “FIKI Wiki.” The article, by James Williams, covers what kinds of systems are available for airplanes, how they differ, and how they many not all give you the same protections. The magazine is available online at: