Tag Archives | Icing

How to ask for and receive VFR Flight following

In case you are wondering about how to ask for and receive VFR Flight following, Jason Schappert has recently created an audio podcast covering this topic along with some other questions from readers. As Jason comments, some of his students are afraid of talking to ATC because they are afraid of saying the wrong thing […]

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Fatal icing incident case study & last audio transmission

With winter and cold weather already here in Northern latitudes, its time to once again become concerned about icing. Hence, a post by John Fiscus on the Cirrus Owners & Pilots Association’s (COPA) blog is well worth reading. John mentions that a link has been posted in the in the Cirrus Flying forum containing one […]

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NASA Icing Courses

NASA has developed two courses for general aviation pilots and operators.  They cover ground icing and in-flight icing.  Using multimedia presentations, case studies and pilot testimonials the courses provide tools pilots can use to deal with in-flight icing. Emphasis is on avoidance, detection and exit.  Very useful.  Free.  Available online or for download to your […]

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