Hydroplaning and Surface Contamination

General Subjects

2 modules

35 minutes

Surface contamination is a serious issue. Several safety measures have been taken to ensure pilots are aware of degraded braking quality on contaminated surfaces. In this training program, we will increase your knowledge of the types of surface contamination and hazards, and how to optimize safety in less than ideal surface conditions. We will also help you understand how to fully interpret braking information to make informed decisions.

Topics Included
  • Dynamic hydroplaning and viscous hydroplaning
  • Grooved runways
  • Mμ value
  • Bald spot
  • Clear “black ice” is difficult to see
Regulatory Compliance

Our course closely follows the EASA regulations but is also suitable for operators complying with other standards globally.

Designed For
Flight Crew

Course Content



18 minutes
43 parts
7 questions

Other Sources of Contamination & Braking Action

12 minutes
28 parts
4 questions
Certification Test

Hydroplaning and Surface Contamination

6 minutes
11 questions
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