Wild creeks in Corsica, Austrian ski resorts, Barcelona's golf course or Scandinavian Fjords... our dreams of world destinations become accessible in the blink of an eye thanks to the AKOYA, LISA Airplanes' latest addition: a two-seater amphibious plane.
Fascinating! This aircraft has the ability to take off and land on multiple surfaces and to achieve outstanding flight performance, skillfully combining great distances and flight comfort.
A concentrate of innovation...
The Akoya's sleek and innovative design reflects its performance. From the cockpit to the tip of the wings, including the Seafoils, numerous technological innovations have been introduced to offer comfort of use and astonishing aerodynamic performance: top speed of 250km/h, range of over 2,000km and fuel consumption of only 5.6L/100km. It is light and manoeuvrable, taking off and landing in less than 200 m and can be stored in a garage or boarded on a yacht thanks to its pivoting wings. Its most beautiful asset is undoubtedly its versatility of use. Thanks to the patented Multi-Access technology it incorporates, it becomes the only aircraft capable of landing on land, water and snow.
...for unlimited use.
Revolutionizing high-end sports aviation, this futuristic aircraft is the subject of a unique innovation based on retractable landing gear, Seafoils (lift wings - hydrofoils - placed under the fuselage), integrated Skis-in and pivoting wings.
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Unlike conventional seaplanes and amphibious aircraft, the AKOYA Seafoils do not alter the aerodynamics of the aircraft in any way and make it the first aircraft to perform as well in the water as in the air.
You don't need to be a professional pilot to use it: the Akoya is accessible to everyone, even beginners with a LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) licence.
Developed to meet LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) regulations, the AKOYA is positioned between ultra-light aviation and conventional certified aviation. Little known in Europe, this new American standard is becoming an international standard. Simple and pleasant, the piloting of these aircraft requires the possession of a certificate (Light Aircraft Pilot License) obtained after a 30-hour training course, open to all.
Once you're on board, the charm works. In addition to its tinted glass canopy opening onto a 180° panoramic view, the cockpit has been designed to combine aesthetics and maximum comfort while facilitating piloting.
Much more than a means of transport, this top-of-the-range aircraft flirts with the heavens ... To put feet back on the ground and make the dream come true, a "turnkey" solution is offered to future owners: flight training, customization of the aircraft (interior and exterior), maintenance and after-sales service (for 3 years) are included in the purchase offer. Will paradise finally become accessible?
It all depends for whom; its basic price is still... 300 000 € HT.
Find out more about AKOYA : www.lisa-airplanes.com
Photo credits: LISA-Airplanes- Walter Babic