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ICON Aircraft Announces Useful Load Improvement and Gross Weight Increase

Vacaville, Calif., February 27, 2024 – ICON Aircraft, a leading general aviation innovator and manufacturer, today announced enhancements to the 2024 ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft, which continues to set new standards for performance, safety, and versatility in the LSA market. After nearly two years of rigorous R&D, testing, and production preparation, ICON Aircraft is …

ICON Aircraft Receives Type Certification for the ICON A5 In Primary Category

Vacaville, Calif., December 26, 2023 – ICON Aircraft announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Type Certification for the ICON A5 in the primary category, marking a significant milestone for the company and its visionary amphibious aircraft. With this designation, ICON Aircraft is now one of only a few Light Sport Aircraft …

ICON Aircraft, FlyWise Aviation Announce Service Partnership In Greater Minneapolis

ICON Aircraft, maker of the award-winning ICON A5 amphibious airplane, has formally announced a partnership with FlyWise Aviation. As part of the announcement, FlyWise Aviation will become an ICON Authorized Service Partner, servicing the ICON A5 Owner Community in Minneapolis and the surrounding region. Based out of Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, MN, FlyWise …

How to Activate Smart Glide On the ICON A5 Garmin G3X Touch

Every pilot stepping into the cockpit is aware of their emergency procedures. While the likelihood of the ICON A5’s Rotax 912iS powerplant losing power is rare, knowing what to do should an emergency occur is paramount. And with the latest release from Garmin, ICON A5 pilots with the G3X Touch avionics have an additional layer …

ICON Aircraft Completes 200th ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft

VACAVILLE, Calif., – Sept. 27, 2023 – ICON Aircraft today announced the completion of its 200th production ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft. This aircraft joins a growing fleet of A5s delivered to adventure-seeking owners throughout the world. ICON started delivering to customers in earnest in early 2018 and quickly became the #1 Light Sport Aircraft …

ICON’s Korean Distributor Adds Another A5 Customer, To Exhibit At ADEX 2023

Robins Aircraft Company, ICON’s Authorized and Exclusive Dealer for Korea, has received its first sales deposit. The sale took place earlier this month at Galdex (Gyeongbuk Aerospace, Defence and Logistics Exhibition) in Gumi City, Korea, where the ICON A5 was on display. Galdex was created to promote domestic-regional aviation throughout Korea, making it a unique …