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How to Remove Your Old Wing Boot De-Icer

DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME. Your A&P will need to do this, but obviously you can help.

If you are going to install a new wing boot de-icer, you’re going to need to remove the old one. BE Aerospace and Ice Shield prepared this video for you and your A&P.

Among the things you and your A&P will learn in this video.

  • Common Items necessary for removal of a wing-boot de-icer.
  • Steps you’ll want to take before removal, including how to ensure you have the correct replacement de-icer boot.
  • How to safely remove the old de-icer. It takes some work!

How to Install Your New Wing Boot De-Icer

Now it’s time to install the new one! What you’ll learn in this video. Again, your A&P will need to do this.

  • Equipment and tools you’ll need
  • How to make sure you have the correct replacement
  • How to identify the center line and cutout locations
  • How to create the perfect brush to use for adhesive application
  • How to apply the adhesive and how long it takes to dry
  • How to apply the conductive sealer