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Safety AdvisorWeather Wise: Precipitation & Icing

Weather Wise: Precipitation & Icing

Cold temperatures, low clouds, precipitation, and icing present unique challenges for general aviation (GA) pilots. This safety advisor explores basic precipitation and icing weather theory and associated hazards. Learn how to recognize and avoid dangerous precipitation and icing and find tips on exit strategies for unexpected and inadvertent icing encounters.

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