January 2018 Issue

Icom’s New A25N: More Watts, Big Battery

Icomís latest-gen A25N portable transceiver has built-in GPS, an impressive high-power transmitter and a Bluetooth app interface.

In previous Aviation Consumer evaluations, Icomís A22 portable comm transceiver got high marks for durability, reliability and ease of use. After nearly a decade of use and abuse, a vintage A22 soldiers on in our own flight bag. We like the Icom portables in part because a radio used for emergency backup should be easy to use in a pinch. Plus, it must have a simple feature set when used as a primary radio in lesser equipped aircraft.

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