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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Flight into known icing is prohibited with the Cirrus SR22 G3 TKS Inadvertent Icing system. Continue reading “Cirrus SR22 G3 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”
In-flight aircraft icing is the accumulation of super cooled liquid water on the airframe. Icing can occur from cloud droplets, freezing rain or drizzle. Continue reading “Aircraft Icing Defined”