California-based ICON Aircraft resumes deliveries
California-based ICON Aircraft announced it has resumed customer deliveries with six of its A5 light sport amphibious aircrafts in June and July.
“These are the first customer deliveries the company has made since announcing a production delay last spring. The owners are located in Washington, California, Montana, and Texas, and have been using their aircraft regularly, flying to destinations that include the San Juan Islands, Flathead Lake, and Lake Powell,” said the company in a press release.
ICON’s new manufacturing facility in Queretaro is complete, the company announced, and has started turning out airframes. The first 2018 Icon A5s will be delivered in September, and production is expected to ramp up through the remainder of 2017 “and then accelerate rapidly throughout 2018,” the document adds.
Since its introduction in 2008, the A5 has received than 1,800 deposits to date, according to the company.