How ICON Aircraft Developed an Airplane for Everyday Consumers

A Stanford GSB alumnus tells the story behind his company’s easy-to-fly, two-person plane.

March 04, 2014

| by Steve Fyffe

“There was a huge pent-up demand for affordable, fun consumer aircraft,” says Kirk Hawkins about his company’s amphibious plane that can take off from an airstrip or a lake. Hawkins graduated from Stanford GSB’s MSx program in 2005.

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