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This short and comprehensive course will raise the awareness of flight dispatcher and pilots for procedures, best practices and precautions that should be adopted for winter operation.

Course Background

Within the temperate zones the sudden turn from summer to winter time may catch airports and airline operators of guard and has a direct effect on the airline operation.
According to chapter OPS1.345 of the EU-OPS COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 859/2008 (amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91) the AO is responsible for establishing procedures. This training complies with the above regulations and gives the students a deep understanding of the hazards of de-icing / anti-icing and procedures to be used. Additionally the students will understand the effects of ice on the aircraft, hold-over times of fluids, penalties in pre-planning etc..

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for this course is 350,-EUR excluding tax

  • What is the effect of aircraft icing?
  • Engines (Props and air intakes for jets)
  • Wing surfaces
  • Aircraft body (Gear, compartment doors etc.)
  • De-icing and anti-icing fluids and their characteristics
  • De-icing and anti-icing procedures
  • Holdover times (HOT-table)
  • Decoding of SNOWTAMS and MOTNE
  • Braking Action (friction tester)
  • Landing Performance
  • Contaminated RWY (for pre-planning,  for pilot)
Who should attend
  • Flight Dispatchers
  • Pilots / Co-Pilots
  • Ramp Agents