How much does an icon seaplane cost?
The price for a fully equipped A5 will be US$389,000, while the base price will rise to US$269,000, although base models will not be delivered until 2019 at the earliest.
What is the range of the ICON A5?
The A5 can fly or cruise at a maximum speed of 105kt. Its maximum take-off weight is 1,430lb. The take-off and landing distance of the plane is 750ft and the range is 300 nautical miles.
Where is the Icon A5 built?
It was founded in 2006 by two Stanford graduates, aviator Kirk Hawkins and product designer Steen Strand, to develop and certify the ICON A5 amphibious light sport aircraft (LSA). The aircraft entered production in 2016….ICON Aircraft.
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Can you fly Icon A5 at night?
Can the A5 be flown at night? FAA regulations do allow for a Private Pilot to fly an LSA at night, if properly equipped. With the night lighting package, the A5 is legal for night VFR flight operations.
Do you need a license to fly an ICON A5?
The ICON A5 is a sexy new ultra-light amphibious sport aircraft that requires only a sport airplane license instead of the full private pilot license to fly. A sport license allows you to fly in daylight hours only when visibility is 3 miles or greater.
How many seats does an ICON A5 have?
ICON A5/Number of seats
When did the ICON A5 aircraft come out?
Amphibious light-sport aircraft developed by ICON Aircraft. The ICON A5 is an American amphibious light-sport aircraft designed and produced by ICON Aircraft. A concept aircraft was first flown in 2008, and creation of the production tooling began in December 2012.
Is there a transition course for the ICON A5?
As part of our continued emphasis on pilot safety, a voucher for transition training is included with any A5 aircraft purchased in 2020. ICON has two transition training courses available, TX-L for landplane pilots transitioning to the amphibious A5 and TX-S for experienced seaplane pilots to learn about what makes the A5 unique.
Where are the panoramic windows on an ICON A5?
The side windows can be removed with one hand and stowed in the baggage area. With the engine in the back and a low instrument panel, the A5’s panoramic canopy allows you see the world in a new dimension. Inspired by military aircraft, the A5 uses a central stick to control the ailerons and elevator.
Where does Cirrus Aircraft make the ICON A5?
On August 6, 2012, Icon announced that Cirrus Aircraft would produce composite airframe components for the A5 at its Grand Forks, North Dakota, facility. The airframe parts would have been shipped to Icon’s Tehachapi, California, plant for final assembly.