About The Author

Sergio is a research scientist at theAgencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMT).

Icing Conditions Forecasting: Using WRF Model And MSG To Predict Dangerous Flight Conditions

As the natural environment for an aircraft is the atmosphere, meteorology is a major variable in aviation safety management. The airline industry recognized meteorology as a main contributing threat in 31% of aircraft accidents for the 2012-2016 period. This figure climbs to 43% when considering fatal accidents only [1]. One particular threat is aircraft icing. Icing