a light sport aircraft within the reach of a mere mortal

ICON has been creating a series of special aircraft designs since 2005 and, led by a former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot, has just released the ICON A5. This elegant plane was designed in compliance with the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)’s demands, which regulates America’s air traffic for this type of flight – recreational flight.

Even though it isn’t the smallest plane ever created, the A5 is extremely compact and, with its folding wings, can easily be towed by a car. Another of A5′s singularities is its cockpit, more simple and easier to understand and operate than many of the ones found in luxurious sports cars. Furthermore, this little airplane is able to take off from both the water and the ground, so it’s able to take its passengers to places only reachable by car and/ or boat.

ICON Aircraft has developed the first recreational aircraft designed specifically for the mass consumer market.  Disruptive regulation changes in 2004 safely and dramatically lowered the training time and ownership cost for consumer aviation by more than 50%.  These new regulations enable ICON to address the enormous, latent demand for personal aircraft from a broader consumer demographic than previously possible.  The company’s first product, the ICON A5, is an amphibious, trailerable, two-passenger sport aircraft with folding wings.  Since the public unveiling in the summer of 2008, the company has received more than 375 orders, representing $60M in backlog.  ICON has conducted over 100 flight and hydro tests to date.  With market and technology risk minimized, ICON is ready to enter production.



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