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ICON Attends 2021 AirVenture at OshKosh (Recap)

 The general aviation community was back in full force at AirVenture 2021, and ICON was very excited to have been able to exhibit once again. ​​​​​Over 500,000 people were in attendance, with a record 7,000+ airplanes flying in to be a part of the event. ​ In addition to reconnecting with the community, ICON made …

Learn to Fly the A5 at Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base in Florida

ICON is excited to announce that Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base, one of the longest-running seaplane flight schools in the country, is now offering flight training in the ICON A5. Based out of Winter Haven, FL, Jack Brown’s has been introducing pilots to seaplane flying since 1963 and is now offering dual instruction, intro flights, and …

ICON Announces Type Certified Model To Facilitate International Expansion

ICON Aircraft announced today that it is set to receive Type Certification in the Primary Category for its revolutionary amphibious aircraft, the ICON A5. The move, which allows the company to lean further into its global expansion plans, is in the final stages of approvals with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Ultimately, it will pave …

ICON Names Industry Veteran Stéphan D’haene as SVP of Operations

VACAVILLE, Calif., – July 14, 2021 – ICON Aircraft, maker of the revolutionary ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft, has named Stéphan D’haene as SVP of Operations. In this role, D’haene will oversee all manufacturing operations, final assembly, quality control, and aircraft certification compliance at ICON. He will also focus on ensuring a best-in-class experience at …

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 Launches Risk Assessment Tool to Enhance Owner Safety

ICON is excited to have recently launched a new risk assessment app, offering a valuable pre-flight planning tool exclusive to ICON A5 Owners. All ICON company pilots are currently utilizing the SMART (short for Survey for Management and Assessing Risks to Safety) app to assess and manage risk on every flight, and we’ve found it to …