In-Flight Icing Users Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM)

Information Package (pdf)

UCAR Office Downtown Washington, DC February 25-26, 2015

Day 1: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Perspectives and Overviews

9:00–9:20 NTSB: Safety– Don Eick, Senior Meteorologist, NTSB

9:20-9:40 FAA Icing Steering Committee - Tom Bond, FAA Chief Scientist for Icing

9:40-10:00 General Aviation Users – Paul Deres, AOPA Air Safety Institute

10:00-10:20 Thoughts on Icing from a Pilot – John Hazlet, RACCA

10:50-11:10 NCEP/AWC: Current and future products – Brian Pettegrew, AWC

11:10-11:30 Appendix O – Roger Sultan, FAA Flight Standards

Related R&D Efforts

1:00-1:45 High Ice Water Content (HIWC) –update by Tom Bond, FAA

1:45-2:15 Current State of Aviation Weather Research Program and other Research – Marcia Politovich, NCAR

2:15-2:35 Radar Detection of Icing – David Serke, NCAR

Research Topics: Current Status, Future Plans

3:00-3:20 Model Development – Brad Ferrier, NCEP

3:20-3:40 Satellite Detection of Icing – Pat Minnis and Bill Smith, NASA LaRC

3:40-4:10 Onboard Icing Sensors – Jamie Braid, Panasonic Weather Services 

4:10-4:30 Sensors and Programs for Inflight/Engine Icing - Darrel Baumgardner, Droplet Measurement Technologies


Day 2: Thursday, February 26, 2015

International Icing Products and Concerns

8:40-9:00 UK Met Office – Cyril Morcrette, UK Met Office (remotely)

9:00-9:20 ADWICE Icing Tool - Frank Kalinka, DWD (Germany)

9:20-9:40 FAA International Activities – Steven Albersheim, FAA 

9:40-10:00 NCEP International Activities – Matt Strahan or Brian Pettegrew, AWC 

Specific User Needs

10:30-10:50 A Pilot’s Viewpoint– Steven Green, Flight Ops Research

10:50-11:10 An Airline Perspective – Rick Curtis, A4A Met Committee

11:10-11:30 Air Traffic Control/Traffic Management – Matt Tucker, FAA

11:30-11:50 Icing Weather Training – Scott Dennstaedt, Aviation WeatherWorkshops

1:00-1:30 Terminal Area Icing Weather Information for NextGen (TAIWIN) update -Jim Riley, FAA

1:30-3:00 Panel Discussion on Forecasting – moderated by Steve Abelman, FAA 
Representatives from research, forecast provider and user organizations discuss various aspects of icing forecasting from research, modeling, product generation, how forecasts are used, what is needed. The panel will also address issues, challenges, questions and comments from the two days of presentations.

Panel Participants: Tom Bond or Roger Sultan (FAA AVS), Marcia Politovich (NCAR), Rick Curtis (Southwest Airlines), NWS Representative, others