APS Aviation inc. the First Company in the World to Conduct Official Holdover Time Testing
A RHEA Group company.
The Most Trusted Aircraft Ground Icing Research
APS manages and conducts tests at various sites in North America, in co-operation with key stakeholders such as Transport Canada, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), several major airlines, de/anti-icing fluid manufacturers, airport authorities and national and international Fixed Base Operators (FBOs).
APS's role is to manage, conduct and analyze testing related to the effectiveness of commercially produced and experimental de/anti-icing fluids, de/anti-icing fluid use methodologies and technologies associated with operations under icing conditions.
Accessing and calculating holdover times is now easier with the APS Holdover Times app.
The app provides the most recent aircraft ground de/anti-icing fluid holdover times and related guidance published by Transport Canada, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Association of European Airlines (AEA).
The iOS app for iPad and iPhone enables easy electronic access to holdover time documents through the PDF viewer and a new way to determine holdover times through a holdover time (HOT) calculator.