Cirrus SR22 Known-Ice Protection System

What is different about the Cirrus TKS Known-Ice Protection System? In 2009, Cirrus Aircraft gave a known problem (icing) a clearer solution. The FIKI system was a $24,500 option over the basic ice protection.  It seems Cirrus Aircraft pursues a vision of careful iterative innovation.
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Cirrus SR22 G2 TKS Inadvertent Ice System

The Cirrus SR22 G2 TKS inadvertent ice system is not approved for flight into known icing.  It’s certified as a “No Hazard” system for normal operations only; therefore, no determination has been made as to the capability of the system to remove or prevent ice accumulation. Continue reading “Cirrus SR22 G2 TKS Inadvertent Ice System”