Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM): A Winter Weather Nowcasting System

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The March 1992 takeoff-icing accident at LaGuardia Airport (NTSB 1993) marked a turning point in winter operations at U.S. air carrier airports. Within nine months of the accident, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had established new U.S. rules for de/anti-icing aircraft prior to takeoff. In that environment, the FAA also expanded its Weather… (More)

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