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ICON Aircraft

Company Mission

ICON Aircraft’s mission is to accelerate the democratization of personal flight and 3-D mobility. ICON creates consumer-friendly, safe, technologically advanced aircraft that make the adventure of flying more accessible to mainstream consumers.

ICON’s first aircraft is the A5, an amphibious sport plane that fuses outstanding aeronautical engineering with world-class product design and unprecedented safety features. The A5 is the world’s first production aircraft that is spin-resistant, making it arguably one of the safest small aircraft ever created. The A5 has won some of the world’s most prestigious design awards and has inspired a global following.

ICON Careers

Do you want to change the world?

Are you extraordinarily talented and driven? Do you thrive in challenging situations and know how to make things happen? Can you lead? Do you want to be part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to build relationships through shared accomplishments that will last you a lifetime? Do you want to surround yourself with other rockstar talent who accept only results and never excuses?

Leadership

President

Jason Huang

Jason serves as ICON’s President and has more than 30 years of engineering and management experience in the manufacturing and software industries. He has deep experience in the R&D process, hands-on experience in product development from inception to delivery, and a proven track record of creating high performing teams. Prior to joining ICON, Jason worked at EMC and OpenText as Head of Cloud Platform Engineering & Operations. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Queen Mary University of London and an MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

SVP, Operations

Stéphan D’haene

Stéphan joined ICON in July 2021 and brings more than 25 years of aerospace, powersports and automotive expertise to his role. As Senior VP Operations, Stéphan oversees all manufacturing operations, final assembly, quality control and certification compliance. The SVP Operations also ensures a best-in-class experience at ICON’s Service facilities.

Before joining ICON, Stéphan held several positions, including Commercial Director and interim CEO at European light sport aircraft companies BlackWing in Sweden and most recently Porto Aviation Group in Italy.

Stéphan has in-depth experience in composite manufacturing and aircraft certification programs. With years of experience across both operations and engineering, Stéphan has managed aircraft configuration processes, vendor selection, and supply chain negotiations and also has experience managing avionics integrations as well as aircraft customization programs.

Prior to his aerospace experience, Stéphan held positions in the powersports industry, with almost 10 years at BRP in various roles including aftersales, product management, regulatory, marketing, and country management. A hands-on leader, Stéphan managed the only powerboat racing team ever to win the legendary 24h of Rouen for BRP in 2006 and was highly involved in the development of the advanced powerplant.

He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, speaks 5 languages, is a licensed pilot with more than 1,000 flight hours, and has piloted seaplanes on the famous Lake Como in Italy.

VP, Brand Experience and Corporate Strategy  

Jerry Meyer

Jerry joined ICON in March of 2016. He previously served as the Director of Sales for the Western U.S. and Head of Marketing before taking on the role of VP, Brand Experience in December of 2021. In this role, Jerry leads Sales, Flight Operations, Service, and Owner Experience in addition to Marketing.

Jerry graduated from Duke University with a BS in Civil Engineering and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy through NROTC. After earning his wings as a Naval Aviator, Jerry first flew the E-2C Hawkeye and then the T-45 Goshawk for more than 9 years on active duty and 3 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves, accumulating more than 2,200 flight hours, 23 combat missions, and 200+ arrested landings on aircraft carriers around the world. After leaving active duty in 2007, Jerry earned his MBA in Marketing and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and worked in Brand Management for P&G on the Tide brand. He subsequently held roles as VP of Marketing and General Manager for Legal Resources, a leading regional voluntary benefits business, prior to joining ICON in 2016.

Jerry is a commercially rated land and seaplane pilot and CFI/CFII. He can often be found flying media demos and prospective customers in Long Beach Harbor, just off the coast of Southern California, where he lives with his wife and four children.

Sr. Director, Global Sales 

Noah Collins

Noah has been with ICON Aircraft since joining as a Regional Sales Director in January of 2018. Noah graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Ocean Engineering and began his career in aviation as a carrier pilot in the C-2A Greyhound. He accumulated over 2500 flight hours and over 200 carrier arrestments during multiple deployments in the Middle East and Asia.

Before joining ICON, Noah worked in several different capacities in the energy sector, developing multi-measure projects to help large institutions achieve their sustainability goals. Noah is a commercially rated land and seaplane pilot and a CFI/CFII. He currently resides in San Diego, CA, just a few miles from the Montgomery-Gibbs Airport.

ICON Production

With a composites facility located in Tijuana, Mexico and a final assembly facility located in Vacaville, CA, ICON production is up and running. For an inside look at ICON Manufacturing, watch our Composite and Final Assembly videos.

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Technique

A Technical Tour de Force

Combining industry leading experience in carbon fiber and composite production with state of the art machinery allows ICON to create the ICON A5. The fuselage is built in ICON’s own facility, created and managed to produce the A5.
Execution

Meticulous Attention to Detail

Once internal structural components are bonded in, major composite subassemblies such as the fuselage and wings are ready for paint and bodywork.
Scalability

Scaling a Commercial Product

ICON has over 400,000 square feet in manufacturing space, allowing us to control the quality of our production process from onset all the way through to final testing. To date, ICON has completed over 100 aircraft.

A Product of Passion

Production Facility Tours

ICON’s Vacaville, CA production facility is open to deposit holders and owners by appointment only. Contact a Product Specialist to schedule your visit.

Commitment to Quality

Icon Aircraft will provide unparalleled customer purchasing and support experience through a commitment to quality, innovation, on-time delivery, dedication, with service and support second to none. Continuous improvement and product development will be achieved through employee investment and recognition. ICON will continue to build a workforce with the knowledge and skills to deliver the ultimate experience in Light-Sport Aircraft ownership, focused on getting it right the first time, every time.

Fly on our Wing

ICON is building partners across the country. Join our mission to spread the excitement of adventure flying.

Partner with ICON

Join our growing network of world-class Aircraft Service and Flight Training partners.

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