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Priced from $185000 USD, the amphibious ICON A5 is a 1510-pound craft that boasts a 100 bhp Rotax 912 iS petrol engine, giving it a top speed of 120mph and a range of 345 miles. Its 10.36m wings are not only foldable for easy towing, they easily fit in a normal-sized garage, while the engine runs on both regular petrol and aviation fuel. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.


According to The Daily Mail, "A5s come with an optional ballistic parachute, a parachute ejected from the casing via a small explosion on top of the plane that brings the entire airplane gently to the ground in case of an emergency. Once at full production, the company expects to be able to produce more than 500 A5s a year."


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