The Practical Guide To Winter Flying E-Course

 

Lesson 1 - What Is Ice And Ground Operations

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl introduce themselves and then start by explaining what ice is, then talk about ground operational considerations like aircraft contamination, taxiway and runway contamination, and the hazards of snow banks.

Lesson 2 - Airframe Icing And Frost

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about airframe icing on the ground and in the air, the FAA definition of fuselage as it pertains to contaminants, frost and it's various kinds.

 

Lesson 3 – Powerplant Ice And Ground Deicing

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about powerplant, carburetor, induction, and engine inlet ice, before explaining 4 methods of ground deicing.

 

Lesson 4 – Types Of Deice Fluid And In-Flight Ice

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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about the 4 different types of deice fluid and their intended uses. Then an introduction to the types of in-flight icing you might encounter.

 

Lesson 5 – Rime Ice, Clear Ice, Mixed Ice, And SLD

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about the 4 kinds of in-flight icing: rime ice, clear ice, mixed ice, and supercooled liquid/large droplets.

 

Lesson 6 – Aerodynamic Concerns And Wing vs Tail Stall

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about the aerodynamic concerns of airframe icing and the differences between a wing vs tail stall, including how to recognize and recover from them.

 

Lesson 7 – Known Icing, Intensity, And Removal Methods

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about the definition of known icing, atmospheric conditions, physical cues of ice accumulation, icing intensity levels, and certified vs non-hazard ice removal methods.

 

Lesson 8 – Autopilot Concerns, System Failures And Emergencies, And Exit Strategies

 
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In this lesson, Len and Carl talk about autopilot concerns while flying in icing, system failures and emergency contingency plans, strategies for exiting icing conditions, pre-flight resources, and some bonus icing training and quizzes.

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Practical Guide To Winter Flying HD Video
Full length training video in one, easy to consume, MP4 file for viewing on any device.

Practical Guide To Winter Flying MP3
Companion MP3 audio file for learning on the go.

Practical Guide To Winter Flying Slides
Training video slides and instructional notes in PDF format.

Practical Guide To Winter Flying Transcript
Complete training course transcription in PDF format.

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