Aircraft De-icing & Anti-icing EASA Operators Responsibilities & Awareness - AS6285 Rev. E

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This course provides a comprehensive overview of aircraft de-icing and anti-icing procedures, with a specific focus on compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.

The primary goal is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage and conduct de-icing and anti-icing operations, ensuring flight safety and regulatory compliance.


- Understanding of EASA Regulations: Gain in-depth knowledge of the EASA regulations pertaining to aircraft de-icing and anti-icing

- Safety Enhancement: Learn procedures that significantly reduce the risks associated with aircraft icing

- Operational Efficiency: Acquire skills to perform de-icing and anti-icing operations effectively, minimizing delays and maximizing safety

- Incident Analysis: Understand the causes and prevention strategies for aircraft icing accidents

- Practical Skills: Develop practical skills in various de-icing and anti-icing techniques and equipment usage


1. Abbreviations and Terms
2. EASA Compliant Aircraft De-icing and Anti-icing General Introduction
3. Operators Responsibilities Related to De-icing & Anti-icing Obligations
4. EASA Regulatory Drivers for De-icing - Anti Icing Process Procedures & Training
5. Icing Condition Considerations
6. Aircraft Icing Accidents
7. The Effects of Contaminations
8. Icing Critical Structures
9. Guidance for the Removal of Frost, Snow, Slush, or Ice from Aircraft Surfaces before Anti-Icing Operations
10. Aircraft Inspection Requirements Following De-icing/Anti-icing
11. Types of Fluids
12. De-Icing/Anti-Icing Operations
13. Holdover Time & Tables
14. De-Icing/Anti-Icing Equipment
15. Aircraft De-Icing & Anti-Icing Communications Considerations


All staff engaged in the oversight and management of the actual de-icing /anti-icing process, in addition to staff supervising the process, and staff controlling the process also required to be trained.


A background in an aviation environment.


- Understand the standards and practices as per EASA guidelines
- Learn about the responsibilities of operators in de-icing and anti-icing operations
- Understand the EASA regulatory framework driving these procedures
- Recognize different icing conditions and their impact on aircraft
- Study past icing accidents to learn prevention strategies
- Understand how different types of contaminants affect aircraft performance
- Identify aircraft structures most critical to icing and strategies to protect them
- Master techniques for efficiently removing different types of contaminants
- Learn inspection protocols following de-icing and anti-icing
- Understand the different fluids used in de-icing and anti-icing and their properties
- Gain practical knowledge of conducting these operations
- Learn about holdover time and how to use holdover time tables effectively
- Get acquainted with various equipment used in these operations
- Understand the communication protocols during de-icing and anti-icing operations


Course type: Presentation without voice over

Duration equivalent to one-and-a-half day classroom training
Category: Operations
Price: 107 EUR


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