How much does an ICON A5 aircraft cost?
Unit cost. US$359,000 (fully equipped, 2020 price) 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.
How does the ICON A5 light sport work?
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 center stick to control the ailerons and elevator. This intuitive interface provides direct feedback to the pilot, in keeping with the A5’s sport flying mission.
What kind of engine does the ICON A5 use?
A stunning product of function. Among the most widely used light aircraft engines, the Rotax 912 is reliable, lightweight, and efficient. The A5 uses the electronically fuel injected version, the 912 iS Sport, which delivers even better efficiency and extremely simple operation in all conditions.
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.
Where to take delivery of an ICON A5?
ICON offers a customized aircraft delivery experience to suit your needs. 30 days prior to delivery, schedule your factory delivery experience in Vacaville, CA, or coordinate to close and take delivery at a location near you.
What kind of lighting does an ICON A5 use?
The A5 uses LEDs for all exterior lighting. In addition to consuming less energy and generating less heat, they are lightweight, exceptionally bright and allow very sharply defined beams. Custom LED landing and taxi light assemblies are a defining part of the A5’s design.