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Watching the World Golf Championships from the ICON A5

ICON’s Austin-based Demo Team enjoyed watching the World Golf Championships – Dell Technologies Match Play from the wings of an A5 floating on the Colorado River last week. The event, which was hosted at Austin Country Club, features several holes which run along the river and so many spectators anchor offshore and watch the matches …

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 early 2021, replaces the Garmin aera® 796. The new …

Ramping Procedures | How to Fly the ICON A5

The ability to taxi up a boat ramp highlights the versatility of the ICON A5 and is one of the most unique experiences you can have in an amphibious seaplane. Utilizing a boat ramp to launch, load, or retrieve your plane at a local marina or seaplane base can unlock flying adventures that aren’t possible …

How to Rinse the A5 After Salt Water Operations

Touching down on the water and skimming gently on the surface is just one of the many aspects that make flying the A5 such a unique (and fun) experience. The carbon fiber fuselage provides incredible durability when splashing down on lakes, bays, and even salt water locations such as inter-coastal waterways and protected ocean spaces. …

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 …