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Sonex Aircraft, LLC Company Events Calendar

The following events are opportunities to visit the Sonex factory or see Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions products at airshows. Holiday and shut-down closings are also listed below.

Be sure to also visit our Sonex Builders' Events Calendar for listings of outstanding grassroots builder events near you!


 

Sonex Events at
AirVenture Oshkosh 2014:

Open House/Homecoming Fly-In
• Hangar Party
• Show Details, Forums & Events

July 27, 2014: Sonex Aircraft Homecoming and Open House Fly-In
10:00 am to 2:00 pm:
Oshkosh, WI

Our 11th annual Sonex Homecoming and Open House Fly-In event will be held the day before the official start of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Hours: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Stop-by and tour the Sonex factory. Builders, make sure that you stick-around for the group photo at lunch time! All Sonex pilots flying-in to AirVenture are invited to bring their aircraft to this event on Sunday for all to see. You can then participate in the traditional "mass taxi arrival" accross the field to show grounds and Sonex homebuilt parking, along with the fleet of factory prototype aircraft!

See our Map to get here.

For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*

Also be sure to download and study the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 NOTAM.


July 28, 2014: Sonex Aircraft Hangar Party
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm: Oshkosh, WI

Join Sonex Aircraft staff, builders and friends for our annual Hangar Party. For the sixth year, we are hosting the Hangar Party on Monday so that more Sonex and AeroConversions customers can attend! Snacks and Refreshments (beer, wine, soda) will be available along with entertainment.

See our Map to get here.

For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*

Also be sure to download and study the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 NOTAM.


July 28-August 3, 2014: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI


Check-out the action from AirVenture 2013 to see what you can expect!

As always, Sonex Aircraft will be exhibiting at the 2014 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh air show. Stop by and see us in the North Aircraft Display area Booth 622!

Factory Tours Daily!
Sonex will be offering tours of our factory headquarters facility every morning, Monday July 28th through Saturday August 2nd at 8:30am. You can drive directly to Sonex Aircraft, or RSVP to catch free transportation from the Sonex exhibit booth on AirVenture grounds (transportation back to AirVenture grounds also provided). Sign-up for a tour and RSVP for transportation by contacting: orders@sonexaircraft.com

Part Order Pickups During AirVenture:
Sonex Aircraft will again be accomodating part order pickups during AirVenture this year. All part orders must be made in-advance. We recommend that all orders be placed as soon as possible prior to AirVenture to help ensure availability.

Pickups will be made by appointment only, and appointments will be available during the following dates & times:
Sunday, July 27 (Sonex Open House): 10am to 2pm
Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1: 8am to 11:00am

Any questions about AirVenture part order pickups may be directed to our Customer Service team at: orders@sonexaircraft.com

Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions AirVenture Forum Schedule:
Sonex Aircraft, LLC and AeroConversions products will be holding several forums and events throughout the week:

Sonex Forums and Events at AirVenture 2014
Subject to Change – Consult EAA Forum Scheduling for Updated Information
Sunday, July 27 Location:
10am to 2pm Sonex Aircraft Open House and Homecoming Fly-In Sonex Aircraft, LLC
10am AeroVee Turbo Press Conference Sonex Aircraft, LLC
11am to Noon SubSonex Jet Update Sonex Aircraft, LLC
Monday, July 28 Location:
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
1pm to 2:15pm Homebuilts in Review: Sonex Fleet – presented by Jeremy Monnett Homebuilders Hangar
8pm to 11pm Sonex Aircraft Hangar Party Sonex Aircraft, LLC
Tuesday, July 29 Location:
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
1pm to 2:15pm AeroVee and AeroInjector – presented by John Monnett Forum Bldg. 9
2:30pm to 3:45pm Sonex Flying Qualities – presented by Kerry Fores Forum Bldg. 9
Airshow Time: ~2:30pm SubSonex JSX-2 Fly-By's just prior to start of airshow – flown by Bob Carlton Flight Line: Look Up in the Sky!
Wednesday, July 30 Location:
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
2:30pm to 3:45pm Sonex Weight and Balance Reality Check – presented by Joe Norris Workshop Classroom 1
Night Airshow Time: ~8pm SubSonex JSX-2 Fly-By's just prior to start of night airshow – flown by Bob Carlton Flight Line: Look Up in the Sky!
Thursday, July 31 Location:
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
10:30am AirVenture Announcer's Stand Interview with John Monnett and Bob Carlton regarding the SubSonex Jet AirVenture PA System and EAA Radio: 96.5 FM / 1210 AM
11:30am to 12:45pm AeroVee Turbo Engine Tour – presented by Jeremy Monnett Homebuilders Hangar
1pm to 2:15pm Homebuilts in Review: SubSonex JSX-2 – presented by John Monnett Homebuilders Hangar
Friday, August 1 Location:
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
10am to 11:15am Homebuilt Transition Training – presented by Joe Norris Forum Bldg. 9
1pm to 2:15pm Sonex E-Flight Project – presented by Jeremy Monnett Forum Bldg. 9
Saturday, August 2 Location:
8:15am EAA Radio Interview with Jeremy Monnett regarding AeroVee Turbo EAA Radio: 96.5 FM / 1210 AM
8:30am Sonex Factory Tour – RSVP to orders@sonexaircraft.com or sign-up at the Sonex Booth Sonex Aircraft, LLC
1pm to 2:15pm Homebuilts in Review: Onex – presented by Jeremy Monnett Homebuilders Hangar
Airshow Time: ~2:30pm SubSonex JSX-2 Fly-By's just prior to start of airshow – flown by Bob Carlton Flight Line: Look Up in the Sky!

Flying In to AirVenture:
For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*. Also be sure to download and study the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 NOTAM.

Planning a Sonex Builder Event for AirVenture?
Are you planning a Sonex Builder get-together at your campsite, the beer tent, or at a restaurant or hotel during AirVenture? Don't forget to submit the gathering to our Sonex Builders' Events Calendar!


 

 

 


September 1, 2014: Labor Day Holiday

Sonex Aircraft will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 for the Labor Day Holiday.


October 4-5, 2014: Sonex Builders' Workshop
Oshkosh, WI

Our Fall Workshop is set for October 4-5, 2014. See our Workshops page for more details and to register.

For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*


Past Events – Look for 2015 Scheduling Soon!

December 24, 2013 - January 1, 2014: Sonex Holiday Shut-Down

Sonex Aircraft will be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014 to celebrate the Christmas and New Year holidays, and conduct our annual year-end inventory activities. All other business operations, including outbound shipping, will be suspended during this time. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2014.


January 16-19, 2014: Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo
Sebring, FL

Sonex Aircraft, LLC will once again be exhibiting at the 2014 Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, FL with an outdoor aircraft display space, booth# 106. Sonex Aircraft pilots are encouraged to fly-in to the event, as Sebring organizers are now allowing LSA fly-in traffic to park on the ramp immediately adjacent to show grounds — you are no-longer required to park across the airport as-in past years! Aircraft camping is also permitted at this year’s Expo! (contact Sebring LSA Expo for full fly-in parking/camping details and information.)

Sonex founders John and Betty Monnett will be at the booth again this year, and John will be presenting the following forums:

  • AeroVee Engine & AeroInjector: Sport Pilot Power
    (will include the latest info on the Turbo AeroVee project)
    Thursday, January 16, 2014, 1:00-2:15 PM

  • The Sonex, Walex, Xenos & Onex: Sport Pilot Designs
    Friday, January 17, 2014, 1:00-2:15 PM

  • SubSonex Jet Update
    Saturday, January 18, 2014, 1:00 2:15 PM

March 1-2, 2014: Sonex Builders' Workshop
Oshkosh, WI

Our Spring Workshop is set for March 1-2, 2014. See our Workshops page for more details and to register.

For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*


March 19, 2014: Webinar "SuperVee to AeroVee Engine History"
www.EAA.org/webinars

Sonex Aircraft is proud to present a new Webinar, hosted by EAA, "SuperVee to AeroVee Engine History" on Wednesday, March 19th at 7pm Central Time! This webinar, presented by Sonex Founder and President John Monnett, will present a history of his experiences converting Volkswagen engine components for aircraft use, sharing his 40 years of experimenting with air-cooled VW auto engines for powering experimental aircraft, which have lead to the AeroVee Engine Kit of today.

Webinar presentations use slides and live audio from the presenter, and audience members can ask questions or be polled for their opinion in the webinar's interactive format. Watch the Webinar Now, in Video Archive Format!


April 1-6, 2014: Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo
Lakeland, FL

The Florida Sonex Association will be holding their 2nd Annual Spring Sonex Fest on April 5, 2014 at Dunnellon. This event is a great opportunity for Sun 'n Fun attendees to get a break from the busy Saturday crowds and learn more about Sonex Aircraft!
Get Directions from Lakeland!

Note: Registration is Required at the FSA web site so that event organizers and airport management can have enough food, refreshments, shade and other facilities prepared. Get more details at our Builders' Events Calendar!

Sonex Aircraft, LLC will once again be conducting informational forums at the 2014 Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, FL. Although Sonex Aircraft will not have an official exhibitor presence at Sun 'n Fun, the following forums and events will be held:

  • Thursday, April 3rd, 12:00 pm Room #6: "SubSonex Jet from Sonex Hornets' Nest Research & Development Team"

  • Thursday, April 3rd, 1:30 pm Paradise City Briefing Tent: "Current Sonex Aircraft Product Line, plus R&D Project Overview"
     
  • Friday, April 4th, 11:00 am Room #3: "AeroVee Engine & AeroInjector: Sport Pilot Power"
     
  • Friday, April 4th, 1:00 pm Room #11: "The Sonex, Waiex, Xenos and Onex: Sport Pilot Designs"

Sonex Happy Hour Thursday! Sonex will once again be holding their Happy Hour event for Sonex builders, Thursday, April 3rd, 3pm at the Sunset Grill on SNF grounds.

Check-out the report from Sun 'n Fun 2013.

Find More Sonex Builders' Events!


May 26, 2014: Memorial Day Holiday

Sonex Aircraft will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 for the Memorial Day Holiday.


June 7-8, 2014: Sonex Builders' Workshop
Oshkosh, WI

Our Summer Workshop is set for June 7-8, 2014. See our Workshops page for more details and to register.

For Fly-In taxi and parking instructions, download our Sonex Aircraft Fly-In Traffic Instructions (416kb PDF File)*


July 4, 2014: Independance Day Holiday

Sonex Aircraft will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 for the Independance Day Holiday.


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