A number of accidents have occurred during approaches in icing conditions where the autopilot switched off after exceeding limits. Should the NTSB and FAA look into this?

June 28, 2011, 11:47 AM


This is a pilot training issue - training programs should address it with more realistic icing-related scenarios in simulators.
46% (29 votes)
Aircraft manuals need to provide better information regarding icing effects on stall speed and performance.
6% (4 votes)
Pilots should never fly on autopilot in icing conditions, and the FAA should prohibit autopilot use in icing conditions.
10% (6 votes)
The FAA and NTSB should analyze these types of accident before any rulemaking attempt.
38% (24 votes)
Total votes: 63

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