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Cold Weather Operations

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Cold Weather Operations

General Subject Course


Avsoft’s Cold Weather Operations course explores important definitions, limitations, components, and procedures related to Cold Weather Operations (CWO).

Learning objectives include:

  • Basic concepts and impacts on flight operations
  • Training requirements
  • Meteorological causes of icing
  • Types of icing
  • Icing effects on aircraft aerodynamics
  • Icing effects on wheel-to-ground traction
  • Inflight ice protection
  • Ground anti-icing and de-icing
  • Taxi, take off, inflight, and landing procedures

Each module concludes with a test, and when all the modular tests are successfully completed, a certificate of completion is generated. Customers also have the option of creating a final exam.

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  • Introduction
  • Aircraft Icing
  • De-icing & Anti-icing Procedures
  • Contaminated Runways
  • Operations in Cold Weather Conditions



This course is designed to provide around

8 hours

of comprehensive Cold Weather Operations training.


This course is designed to comply with EASA, FAA, ICAO, and Transport Canada regulations.

Target Audience

This course is designed to provide initial training for pilots and dispatchers. Customers can tailor this course to fit their recurrent training requirements.


This couse can be customized for Airlines and ATOs.


This course can be viewed on Mac and Windows using any major internet browser. With the Portable Classroom app, this course can be viewed on Android and iPad tablets.

Cold Weather Operations

General Subject Course