AIRA - Aircraft Icing Research Alliance

Aircraft icing is the most critical natural hazard affecting the safe operation of aircraft in the northern hemisphere.

While some aircraft are certified for flight into icing conditions, and aircraft operate in icing conditions routinely, a number of outstanding challenges in the understanding of aircraft icing need to be addressed.

AIRA, the Aircraft Icing Research Alliance, was created with the purpose of increasing coordination in aircraft icing research. [Read more about AIRA]

Let's work together better!

 

Mission

To coordinate... the conduct of collaborative aircraft icing research activities that improve the safety of aircraft operations in icing conditions

 

 

News

Aerospace Ice Crystal Testing Workshop
Nov. 29-30, 2011
Overview with hotel and registration details.

AIRA Conducts 2010 3-D Ice Accretion Code Workshop 2010
Presentations and summary from the meeting are now availalbe.

AIRA Conducts 2009 Research Implementation Forum
Presentations and summary from the 7th Annual RIF are now availalbe.

AIRA Conducts 2008 Research Implementation Forum
Presentations and summary from the 6th Annual RIF are now available.

Members

  • NASA
  • Environment Canada
  • Transport Canada
  • National Research Council, Canada
  • FAA
  • NOAA
  • National Defence, Canada
  • DSTL-United Kingdom
  • Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA)

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