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Watch: Train in the ICON A5 at Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base

  Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base has been offering seaplane flight training since 1963 and has trained tens of thousands of pilots over the years. ICON is excited to introduce Jack Brown’s as our newest ICON Flight Training Partner. If you’re interested in experiencing the ICON A5 but are not quite ready to be an owner, Jack …

ICON Attends James J Hill Days in Wayzata

ICON wrapped up our Summer 2021 Tour as a sponsor of James J Hill Days in Wayzata, MN. For the last 43 years, this annual festival has brought the community together to celebrate Wayzata, while enjoying food, fun & family festivities. ICON Aircraft was proud to sponsor the event and to have our amphibious A5 …

Join ICON at the US Air Expo in San Diego

ICON Aircraft will be in attendance at the US Air Expo in Carlsbad, CA, near San Diego on July 16-17th. This is always a great event featuring some of the most prominent manufacturers in aviation, and we hope to see you in attendance. The Naples location marked the first US Air Expo event of the year, which …

ICON Visits Naples, FL for US Air Expo

ICON Aircraft was in attendance at the US Air Expo at Naples, FL this past weekend. We enjoyed introducing the ICON A5 to the 450 attendees that turned out for the event. The Naples location marked the first US Air Expo event of the year, with the next event set to take place on March …

ICON A5 On Display at Supercar VIP Event in West Palm Beach

The amphibious ICON A5 Light-Sport Aircraft was on display at an exclusive, invite-only SuperCar Week event held on Thursday, January 7 at the Collier Car Clubs in Delray Beach.  In addition to the A5, the VIP event featured exotic cars, an art exhibit, and live entertainment. While this event was held and limited to a …

ICON Aircraft Brings the Garmin G3X Touch and Autopilot to the ICON A5

VACAVILLE, Calif. – ICON Aircraft, maker of the revolutionary ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft, is offering the Garmin G3X TouchTM flight display as a new option on Model Year 2021 ICON A5 Limited Edition aircraft. The G3X Touch 7” flight display, which will become available in mid-2021, replaces the Garmin aera® 796. The new system …

ICON Service Partner Profile – Exec Aero, LLC in Orlando, FL

As the A5 ownership community continues to grow and owners are flying their A5’s all across the U.S., creating a high caliber service partner network is one of the top priorities for ICON’s Owner Experience (OX) team ICON Service Partners (ISPs) complete a comprehensive training program on the A5, enabling them to provide service, scheduled …

ICON Returns to Orange County for the US Aircraft Expo

For the second year in a row, the ICON Aircraft Team was on hand at the US Aircraft Expo in Orange County. Over 500 people gathered (socially distanced, of course) at the event hosted at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana. While an A5 was on static display at the Expo, the demo team …

Flying in a New Environment | How to Fly the ICON A5

With its amphibious capabilities, the ICON A5 can take you on incredible journeys and transform the way you see the world. Lake Isabel in Washington, just outside of the Seattle area, is one of the most unique destinations for seaplane pilots and is seemingly contoured to awaken the soul. Lake Isabel is roughly 40 miles …

A5 Instructor Pilot Profile: Malcolm Dickinson

Flying the ICON A5 is an incredible adventure, offering a new brand of flying for many pilots. Given the A5’s unique capabilities, ICON has dozens of A5 Flight Instructors across the United States qualified to train owners on how to safely fly the A5 in their local environment. One of these pilots is Malcolm Dickinson. …

ICON Aircraft to attend US Aircraft Expo in Addison,TX

The ICON Aircraft Team will be in attendance at the US Aircraft Expo in Addison, TX this coming weekend, September 17 – 18. For those interested in potential ownership, the ICON Demo Team will be onsite to provide sales demo flights through September 20 – 21. If you would like to attend the event, please …

ICON Partners with Thrust Aviation in Texas

One benefit of our growing owner community is the continued expansion of the ICON Service Partner Network.  Our Owner Experience Team has a goal that there is an ICON Service Partner within 100 miles of each owner. Before an owner takes delivery in an area where this isn’t the case, this team recruits and trains …

Jason Huang Joins ICON Aircraft as President

VACAVILLE, Calif. – ICON Aircraft, maker of the revolutionary ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft, has named Jason Huang as President. In that role, Huang will oversee all business functions, with a particular focus on maintaining manufacturing excellence, product development and innovation, and providing an ownership experience that is second to none. Huang has more than …

ICON Back in Action at US Aircraft Expo in Raleigh

ICON Aircraft was on the road meeting with prospective buyers and aviation enthusiasts on June 26 – 27 in Raleigh, NC at the US Aircraft Expo. More than 600 socially-distanced attendees came out to visit GA manufacturers, dealers and other aviation businesses at Raleigh Executive Airport (KTTA) at the first of these events to be …

Beaching Procedures | How to Fly the ICON A5

Beaching the ICON A5 highlights the aircraft’s versatility and is one of the most fun experiences you can have in a seaplane. Imagine landing on the water nearby, idling up to your favorite spot, cutting the engine, and jumping out to enjoy a beautiful morning or afternoon on the beach. As part of our Owner …

ICON Demo Days in The Florida Panhandle

Our Demo Team was back at it last week, giving demo flights to prospective customers in the Florida Panhandle. We unloaded the trailer on Sunday and were able to get in some great flying in the Destin area, which you can see a few scenes of in the short video clip below. Our next stop …

Rough Water Operations | How to Fly the ICON A5

In this video on how to fly the ICON A5, we outline the proper techniques for operating the amphibious ICON A5 Light-Sport Aircraft in rough water conditions. Flying the amphibious ICON A5 enables some memorable adventures, both in the air and on the water. Many times, these excursions come with flying in new and exciting …

Glassy Water Landings | How to Fly the ICON A5

At ICON, we believe that your training as a pilot never ends. Whether you’re an experienced seaplane pilot or just learning some new safety techniques, it’s our goal to make each of our owners the best A5 pilot they can possibly be and it starts with recognizing that you should become a safer and better …

ICON Attends US Aircraft Expo — Hayward, CA

ICON Aircraft would like to thank all of those who attended the US Air Expo at Hayward Executive Aiport this past weekend. The event hosted by the US Air Expo was their second of the year, the first of which in Naples, which ICON also attended last month. Cirrus, HondaJet, Pilatus, Embraer, and Air Fleet …

Join ICON At Horseshoe Bay Resort – Austin, TX

ICON Aircraft invites you to attend our A5 Live event in Horseshoe Bay, TX. This event will feature the ICON A5 light sport amphibious aircraft on display, with your chance to meet members of the ICON Aircraft Team. Light refreshments will be served. Horseshoe Bay Resort has a special room rate available for guests of ICON Aircraft if …