Aircraft De-icing & Anti-icing EASA Operators Responsibilities & Awareness I.A.W. Aerospace Standard AS6285 Rev. E – 2 Days


This course provides a comprehensive overview of aircraft de-icing and anti-icing procedures, with a specific focus on compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.
De-icing/anti-icing training is mandatory for staff engaged in the actual de-icing / anti-icing process, staff supervising the process, and staff controlling the process.

This training has been specifically developed for Airline Operations and Quality Staff to provide an understanding regarding the various types of icing, understand its causes, and become familiar with the meteorological conditions under which it is most likely to occur.

Delegates will benefit from a basic understanding of the icing threat and the knowledge of how to avoid it or at least minimize the problem.

Completion of this course will provide the knowledge to be able to engage with and manage the de-icing / anti-icing operations at a high standard of performance in any conditions necessary.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed to educate operators on their responsibilities and enhance awareness regarding de-icing and anti-icing procedures for aircraft. The 2-day program aims to ensure compliance with EASA regulations and promote effective practices in maintaining safe and efficient operations in challenging weather conditions.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

a) Understanding of EASA Regulations: Gain in-depth knowledge of the EASA regulations pertaining to aircraft de-icing and anti-icing.
b) Safety Enhancement: Learn procedures that significantly reduce the risks associated with aircraft icing.
c) Operational Efficiency: Acquire skills to perform de-icing and anti-icing operations effectively, minimizing delays and maximizing safety.
d) Incident Analysis: Understand the causes and prevention strategies for aircraft icing accidents.
e) Practical Skills: Develop practical skills in various de-icing and anti-icing techniques and equipment usage.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Abbreviations and Terms
EASA Compliant Aircraft De-icing and Anti-icing General Introduction
Operators Responsibilities Related to De-icing & Anti-icing Obligations
EASA Regulatory Drivers for De-icing – Anti-Icing Process Procedures & Training
Icing Condition Considerations
Aircraft Icing Accidents
The Effects of Contaminations
Icing Critical Structures
Guidance for the Removal of Frost, Snow, Slush, or Ice from Aircraft Surfaces before Anti-Icing Operations
Aircraft Inspection Requirements Following De-icing / Anti-icing
Types of Fluids
De-Icing / Anti-Icing Operations
Holdover Time & Tables
De-Icing / Anti-Icing Equipment
Aircraft De-Icing & Anti-Icing Communications Considerations

Learning Objectives

The primary goal is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage and conduct de-icing and anti-icing operations, ensuring flight safety and regulatory compliance.

Target Groups

All staff engaged in the oversight and management of the actual de-icing /anti-icing process, in addition to staff supervising the process, and staff controlling the process also required to be trained.


A background in an aviation environment whilst not mandatory will greatly benefit the attendee.

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“The practical examples were perfectly delivered.”


2 days – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.
To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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