Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:12 pm #1817698
ls8pilot wrote:Following on from the above - I assume with a twin and wet wings the flow from the props as you accelerate will clear the water drops off the leading edges pretty well so making wet wings less of an issue ?
Wet wings are not an issue, as at 160 kt they are soon effectively dry wings. But ice beads are an altogether different proposition. Particularly with the Twin Com, which has a laminar flow wing and really doesn't carry ice well.
ls8pilot liked this
The time you need balls of steel is when you haven't got a leg to stand on