Flying the Icon A5 Is Like a Driving a Sports Car in the Sky
We fly—and stall—the amphibious sport light aircraft above the Port of Miami.
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Want to Pilot an Icon A5? You Can Now Book Your Own Demo Flight in LA
The light-sport aircraft innovator moves into Santa Monica for easy access to demo flights.
Icon’s New Fractional Program Cuts the Hassles of A5 Ownership While Retaining the Fun
The Fleet Access fractional program kicks off its beta period later this year in four test cities.
Simplified Regulations Are Spawning New Personal Aircraft
By simplifying rules for new and upgraded aircraft, the FAA has given aviation manufacturers incentive to roll out fresh—and safer—designs.
The Icon A5 Sport Plane Carves a New Niche in the World of Flying
Icon Aircraft’s amphibious A5 takes pilots and passengers for a joyride…
Nearly a decade in the making, the Icon A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft (starting at $189,000) is finally in service and ready to be flown—by new pilots and experienced ones alike—on weekend getaways, lake-hopping excursions, and camping trips. Icon Aircraft, which made its first delivery of an A5 in July, designed the unpressurized, two-seat plane to […]
Flying the Incredible Icon A5 Amphibious Sport Plane over Manhattan
Don’t be jealous. We took the new game-changing recreational aircraft for a spin around New York.
A number of highly anticipated personal aircraft appear to have survived the recession and are moving through their certification processes and toward production. Two personal jets (formerly known as very light jets), the HondaJet and the Eclipse 550, are almost ready to enter service. A third, Cirrus’ Vision SF50, has been revived by the company’s […]