‘Tis the season for airframe ice — ForeFlight


Now that cold air has infiltrated a good portion of North America, it’s time to review one important aspect of airframe icing, namely, precipitation type. The three basic wintry precipitation types include snow, ice pellets (colloquially known as sleet) and freezing rain (or freezing drizzle). Surface observations (METARs) and forecasts such as TAFs typically report these […]

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