SporairUSA and Zlin Aviation have announced that Sportair has become the U.S. importer and distributor for the iCub LSA manufactured by Zlin. The iCub evolved from the Zlin Savage Cruiser and Classic taildraggers. Built to ASTM Light Sport Aircraft standards, the iCub is fitted with an iPad aviation information center as standard equipment. Power is from a 100-horsepower Rotax 912 ULS engine with a two-blade wood prop. It will make its official debut at AirVenture.
With tandem seating and 565 pounds of useful load, the iCub will haul more than other LSAs in its class, the company says. “We designed the iCub for safety, performance and carrying capacity for those with a passion for flying,” said Pasquale Russo, Zlin CEO. Continue reading "iCub Import Debuts"