Re: De-icing airplane wings

Date:         01 Aug 97 04:04:14 
From:         "Thomas A. Beckley" <beckley@wild.net>
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Steven J. Lorenc <sjlorenc@eos.ncsu.edu> wrote in article
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> Could someone tell me who is responsible for the de-icing of wings?
> Does each individual airline have it's own crew for that?  I'm looking
> for either the names of some of the manufacturers of the trucks or the
> companies which supply the service.

I've often seen de-icing trucks with airlines' names on them, but I suppose
they could still belong to subcontractors.

I do know that one manufacturer of the vehicles is FMC.