Tristarsteve wrote:And the aircraft antice system does not usually work on the ground. On most jet airliners it is inhibited by weight on wheels, to stop the wing getting too hot.
pdp wrote:What surprised me was that despite the rather mild (for Poland in November at least) conditions, they then pushed the aircraft onto the de-icing pad and proceded to spray it. Being far away we couldn't see what fluid type it was.
GalaxyFlyer wrote:Depends on the plane—all BBD products allow use of anti-ice systems on the ground.
GalaxyFlyer wrote:To clarify.all the bizjets and the CRJs allow and require the use of wing and cowl anti-ice on the ground in icing conditions. The exception being when Type IV is applied, then wing anti-ice is ON at the start of the take-off run.
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