At last week's EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, aircraft startup ICON showed up with their folding-winged A5 . On display, one setup showed it being towed, propped on a standard trailer and pulled by a standard vehicle. The company hopes to appeal to those who've always been interested in flying but have felt intimidated by all of its attached responsibilities including licensing (you don't need a full-out pilot's license to operate this) and storage (it really can fit in a large garage). And yes, their cockpit resembles a car's dash in a completely scary/awesome way. Here's our full gallery from the event:
The ICON A5 has been flown successfully, but a funny side note—the company announced the plane before testing it in the air. Good thing it works!