ICON Aircraft

ICON Aircraft, Inc. is a privately held aircraft manufacturing company headquartered in Vacaville, California, United States. 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 is known for having brought significant excitement and publicity to the LSA industry since the A5's debut in 2008, although legal, financial and developmental issues, as well as a string of early accidents, have slowed company production and growth over the last 5 years.


ICON Aircraft, Inc. is a privately held aircraft manufacturing company headquartered in Vacaville, California, United States. 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 is known for having brought significant excitement and publicity to the LSA industry since the A5's debut in 2008, although legal, financial and developmental issues, as well as a string of early accidents, have slowed company production and growth over the last 5 years.
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