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ICONIC Seaplanes
ICON A5 Flight Training


ICONIC Seaplanes is committed to providing the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and competent seaplane operations in the ICON A5.

Their mission is to introduce you to the freedom and adventure of the seaplane experience. Explore the historical waterways around the Chesapeake Bay and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fly over Virginia’s foothills and river valleys and learn how to traverse unique river banks and Bay shores.


ICONIC Seaplanes is an ICON Flight Training Partner for the Mid-Atlantic region, located at Jamestown and Smith Mountain Lake Airports in Virginia. Two ICON Authorized Flight Instructors (IAFI) are on staff to support your training and proficiency needs, whether just beginning your flight training experience, or as a current A5 Owner in need of currency reviews and proficiency flying.

Services offered:

• Currency / Reviews / Safety refreshers
• A5 Discovery flights (Introduction to seaplane flying)
• A path towards a Sport Pilot License (SPL) or Private Pilot License (PPL) through our partner flight school
• ICON A5 Transition courses; open to A5 owners AND the general public
• FAA Single Engine Sea add-on rating

About Us

Owned and operated by aviation leaders with decades of experience in flight training and aircraft operations, ICONIC Seaplanes has affiliations and relationships with local aviation companies, flight schools, airports, and executives that gives them a wealth of resources to help you achieve your goals.

They’re proud to train pilots of all skill levels in the ICON A5. The aircraft incorporates numerous technologies, advanced designs, and aesthetically astounding features that make it the most forgiving and comfortable aircraft in action.

• The only production aircraft certified by the FAA as “Spin Resistant”
• ICON Parachute System returns the entire aircraft safely to the ground in worst-case events
• Industry-leading incorporation of an Angle of Attack indicator
• Simplified instruments and cockpit design
• Modern cockpit with a touch-screen interface
• Moving map with graphical weather, traffic, and airspace information
• Electronic engine controls facilitate single-lever power control
• Folding wings for trailering and easy storage in the smallest footprint of the fixed-wing industry

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