It’s called the ICON A5, and it looks pretty sweet. It is amphibious, and looks to be a fun plane to fly. … 12lsa.html (article by AOPA)

Thought I’d seen an aircraft like this before and I had. Take a look at the Republic RC-3 Seabee. The ICON A5 looks like a smaller version of the Seabee.

That’s hot. 8)

Could this possibly be the world’s first retractable LSA as well? I don’t recall seeing any others.

The Mermaid Amphib LSA has had FAA cert for a while now, i think Feb of 2006. … aidnew.htm