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What is the range of an Icon A5?

What is the range of an Icon A5?

556 km
ICON A5/Range

The A5 can fly or cruise at a maximum speed of 105k. Its maximum take-off weight is 1,430lb. The take-off and landing distance of the plane is 750ft and its range is 300 nautical miles.

Can you fly the 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.

How many people fit in an ICON A5?

The A5 is a high-wing flying boat-type amphibious monoplane with a carbon fiber airframe and retractable undercarriage. It seats two people in an enclosed 46-inch-wide (116.8 cm) cockpit and is powered by a single 100 hp (75 kW) Rotax 912 iS engine driving a three-bladed pusher propeller.

Do you need a license to fly 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. You can carry a passenger, fly in class E and G airspace, and the aircraft flown must meet the definition of light-sport aircraft (LSA).

How much is a new Icon A5?

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.

How fast does the Icon A5 go?

193 km/h
ICON A5/Top speed

Do you need pilot license for ICON A5?

How much does an Icon A5 weigh?

454 kg
ICON A5/Weight

Where is parking brake on ICON A5?

The parking brake—a lever next to the left seat—acts in an unusual temporary manner, locking the brakes when it is applied, but eventually bleeding off so a locked door doesn’t keep ground crew from moving the A5 if necessary.

Where can I find angle of attack indicators?

On approach, slightly fast. On approach, fast. Angle of attack (AOA) indicators used to be found only in military fighters, high-end corporate jets, and some airliners.

What are the specs of the ICON A5?

• Bluetooth transfer of flight plans. The standard avionics configuration on the ICON A5, the aera 796 provides 3-D Navigation with Multi-Function Display (MFD) and Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) capability. The aera 796 is installed with a detachable mount so that you can program your flight plan from the comfort of your couch, boat dock, or FBO.

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 gas does an ICON A5 use?

The A5 uses the electronically fuel injected version, the 912 iS Sport, which delivers even better efficiency and extremely simple operation in all conditions. It accepts either 100LL and 91 octane auto gasoline.