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My trip up and down the middle of the United States in heart of winter got me in touch with the realities of ice and snow.
Ice formed everywhere it could, including on the nose landing gear leg.
I really think you should rave about TKS deice systems. It is the best thing to ever happen to small airplanes that fly in the ice prone areas of the country. I flew a Bonanza for 5 years with TKS, rarely canceled due to ice. It is fantastic system. Your pictures are very good to show those who have never been in ice.
There is a new NASA course that is free and covers icing very well. It explains many of these pictures and is great for those who do not often have to deal with or plan for icing.
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