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ANSWER: c. Erroneous airspeeds will be reflected on the airspeed indicator.
Ice can be as dangerous as enemy fire power. Avoid it when you can. When you can't avoid
it, combat it with thorough knowledge and good judgement. REMEMBER -
1. Ice is most dangerous (a) in the carburetor, (b) on the rotor system and (c) in the pitot
2. Carburetor ice can form in clear air well above freezing temperature. PREVENT IT by
using carburetor heat.
3. Turn on pitot heat whenever you anticipate icing conditions.
4. If you cannot control carburetor ice, LAND while you have enough power to control the
5. Here is one thing you should do: A void icing conditions whenever possible.
MARCH ON TO SELF-EVALUATION EXERCISE
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Snyder, Henry W. Icing, pamphlet, February 1971; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46570/m1/18/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.