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ICE

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Category: ICAO ADREP ICAO ADREP
Content source: ICAO ICAO
Content control: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL

Definition

ICE: Icing - Accumulation of snow, ice, freezing rain, or frost on aircraft surfaces that adversely affects aircraft control or performance.

Usage Notes

  • Includes accumulations that occur inflight or on the ground (i.e., deicing-related).
  • Carburetor and induction icing events are coded in the FUEL Related (FUEL) category.
  • Windscreen icing which restricts visibility is also covered here.
  • Includes ice accumulation on sensors, antennae, and other external surfaces.
  • Includes ice accumulation on external surfaces including those directly in front of the engine intakes.