The most outstanding amazing of all international air meets.

The Coupe Icare likes to incorporate all different airsports - with and without a motor, so as to offer you one of the most amazing air shows.
A show where old airplanes and kites, paragliders and hot air ballons, boomerangs and paragliders all fly together.

Thursday and Friday no aerial demonstrations! The sky is open to all pilots who travel the world over to partake in this festive event.

Before launching, consult the «Pilots 2019 info» and the opening and closing hours of each site.


The star events of the Coupe Icare are on show for the full 4 days ...

All year round, paragliders color the sky of St Hilaire-Lumbin and so naturally have a choice place in the Icare Show.

Hike and Fly at "La Dent" : Between the valley floor and the summit of the Dent de Crolles, the altitude difference is 1807m !
Hike and Fly is a great climb followed by a beautiful flight!
Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm (report at Sunday if the meteo is not good)

Group Flight: 40 pilots will simultaneously animate Icare’s sky.
Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am

Paraglider aerobatics: Taking off from the South launch or from a helicopter, they take to the skies for amazing figures..
Saturday from 12:00 to 02:00pm - Sunday from 12:00am to 2:30pm

Paraglider manufacturers’ demo : an occasion for paraglider manufacturers to present their latest models (norme EN).
Saturday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm - South launch

Glide Ratio Contest : Here, nothing is serious ! Just a pretext to have some fun on a paraglider.
Rendezvous with the Parateam on the training hill by the Icare Expo.
Friday and Saturday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

From Delta to Swift : the original discipline of the Coupe Icare, “delta” or “hang gliding”, takes you back to its origins, through a joyous if not nostalgic aerial parade that will take us forwarcd ot the the Swifts: carbon wings with remarkable performance, flown by todays top pilots.
Saturday  from 3:00pm to 3:55pm - Sunday from 2:30pm to 3:55pm



The Paramotor runway of St Hilaire will be open to authorized professionals and pilots
(prior inscription is mandatory - page Infos Pilots)

Demonstrations in the paramotor runway of St Hilaire but also in front of the takeoff South and North ; the show will be at the "rendez-vous" !
- Saturday  from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 8:00pm - Sunday from 2:30pm to 4:00pm - paramotor runway
- Saturday from 4:00pm to 4:15pm in front of the takeoff

This year again, the show of the 100% women’s patrol, led by French pilot and World Champion, Marie Mateos.
Saturday  from 9:45am to 10:00am

The Icarobatix « skyracers » will be present again for a slalom contest and precision dual, skimming the ground at high speeds. An audacious tag race in which 20 of the world’s top pilots compete.
- Task 1 – Saturday from 10:00am – 11:00am Lumbin
- Task 2  Saturday from 6:00pm – 7:00pm St Hilaire
- Finale: Sunday  10:00am – 11:00am Lumbin

The ULM runway of  Lumbin – reserved for pilots and manufacturers to do test flights and presentations
It will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm, and 6 pm – 7 pm (no flights permitted outside of these windows).
Prior inscription is mandatory.
Lumbin : flights and ULM Baptism : from 9:00am to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm

ULM demonstrations are also planned as part of Icare Show
Saturday and Sunday from 5:15pm to 5:30pm


Exhibition, flights and demonstrations: individual, 2 and 4 lines, thematic mono-line, 3-line acro team flight …
Exhibition of Indonesian and Chinese banners. 
This year, the French acrobatic kite team will be present !
Saturday and Sunday : 9:00am to 4:00pm - Lumbin

On the launch pad, they take up the flack between demonstrations with brilliant flings.
Saturday and Sunday afternoon


After the disguises of Icarnaval, it is the turn of Icare Show to embellish the sky of Icarus .....

* Paralpinisme-Wingsuit
Demonstrationfrom the Dent de Crolles
Saturday and Sunday - 3:55 but also Saturday at 11:10am and Sunday at 11:10am

Paramotor Demonstrations
Saturday and Sunday - 4:00pm.

*Demonstration of heliwinching
By the Civil Security Team over the landing zone of Lumbin.
Saturday and Sunday - 4:10pm.

* Sailplane aerobatics
Between two motorized shows, enjoy a poetic pause to watch the fluid, silent ballet of a sailplane.
Saturday and Sunday - 4:10pm.

* The Flamant 
A twin-engine plane of connection and training developed after war for the Armée de l'Air (French Air Force) ; it was the first plane bearing the name of "Dassault".
Saturday and Sunday - 4:20pm.

* Parachute and wingsuit from aircraft
Saturday and Sunday at 4:35pm

* Drop of the parachute replica of Leonardo da Vinci from helicopter
Saturday and Sunday at 4:45pm

* The Eraole : first plane multi hybrid electric with renewable energies
Saturday and Sunday at 4:50pm

* Patrouille ULM et oiseaux
Saturday at 5:05 pm

* ULM Demonstrations
Saturday at 5:15pm -  Sunday at 7:05pm

*The Whisky Tango Patrol
Saturday at 5:30 pm -  Sunday at 7:20pm

* The Air Force aerobatic team
Loyal to the Coupe Icare for the past 10 years, the Air Force aerobatic team will be back for another incredible show with internationally acclaimed pilots at the commands of their bullet planes for high voltage maneouvres they practice all year round.
Saturday at 5:40 pm -  Sunday at 7:30pm

Certain disciplines demande prior registration from the pilots ; please consult the site (heading: Infos/Inscriptions Pilotes)
The aerial programme is subject to meteorological conditions and possible last minute changes. Please excuse us in advance for any inconveniences.


In Lumbin

Helicopter baptisms : Saturday and Sunday : 9:00am to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm

ULM baptisms : Saturday and Sunday : 9:00am to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm