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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!

SubSonex Air Show Schedule 2016: Flown by Bob Carlton - Vertigo Airshows

Stay Tuned for More Schedule Additions!

See the SubSonex in-action on our YouTube Channel!

April 5-10, 2016: Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo
Lakeland, FL

Sonex Aircraft Returns to Sun 'n Fun!

Sonex Aircraft, LLC will once again have an official exhibitor presence at the 2016 Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, FL! Sonex will exhibit in the North East Exhibit area, booth NE-29 and neighboring booth NE-11, with two Sonex Aircraft on-display, including the SubSonex!

SNF 2016 Forum Schedule:
Consult Sun 'n Fun schedules for the most up-to-date scheduling information.

  • Tuesday, 9:30am - Sonex Booth NE-11/29: B-Model Unveiling Ceremony
  • Wednesday, 9am - Room 11: B-Model: A New Aircraft from Sonex Aircraft presented by John Monnett
  • Thursday, 11am - Room 10: AeroVee Engine, AeroVee Turbo and AeroInjector - Sport Pilot Power presented by John Monnett
  • Friday, 9am - Room 9: Flying Airshow in the SubSonex Personal Jet presented by Bob Carlton and John Monnett 

See us at our booth in the North East Exhibit area, booth NE-11/29!

Sonex Aircraft B-Model to be unveiled at Sun 'n Fun 2016!

Announced in February, the all-new B-Model line of Sonex Aircraft will be officially unveiled at Sun 'n Fun 2016!

On Tuesday, April 5th at 9:30am, a standard gear Waiex B-Model prototype will be unveiled in our booth, NE-11/29. Sun 'n Fun 2016 will be your first chance to see the new aircraft and try one on for size!

An informational forum about the Sonex and Waiex B-Models will be held on Wednesday at 9am in Forum Room 11.

What is the B-Model? It’s what you’ve been asking for! More of everything you want in a sport aircraft:

  • More Room and Comfort
  • More Panel Space
  • More Fuel
  • More Engine Choices
  • More Standard Features
  • Less Build Time!
  • Same Great Flight Characteristics!

Learn More at the B-Model home page!

Read our Sonex and Waiex B-Model Press Release!

Get Updates: Subscribe to the B-Model Updates Email List!

Bob Carlton returns with SubSonex Air Show at Sun 'n Fun 2016!

Sonex Aircraft is proud to announce that Bob Carlton will make a return to Sun 'n Fun in 2016 with the SubSonex Personal Jet Air Show! In the SubSonex, Bob performs aerobatics never before seen in a microjet air show, showing-off the incredible capabilities and flight handling characteristics of the SubSonex JSX-2 Personal Jet.

Bob will fly both day and night airshows in the SubSonex at Sun 'n Fun 2016. The 2015 Bill Barber Showmanship Award winner is legendary for his night airshow pyrotechnics. 2016 is the second season that Bob will be performing with the SubSonex, following a very-successful 2015 inaugural season. Bob is also very well-known for his Super Salto jet powered sailplane airshow performances.

Sun 'n Fun attendees will be able to see the SubSonex up-close at our booth in the North East Exhibit area, NE-11/29!

Learn more about Bob Carlton at

April 27, 2016: Sonex & Waiex B-Model Webinar
7:00 pm Central Time

Interested in learning more about the new Sonex and Waiex B-Model designs? Be sure to sign-up for the B-Model Webinar, scheduled for April 27th at 7pm Central Time!

Hosted by EAA as-part of their extensive and informative Webinar series, John Monnett will explain the philosophy of the new designs and how they have evolved from the existing models.

Webinar live multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can write-in with questions during the presentation. Space is limited, so Sign-Up Today!

Read More about the B-Models!

July 24, 2016: Sonex Aircraft Homecoming and Open House Fly-In
10:00 am to 2:00 pm:
Oshkosh, WI

Our 13th 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 2016 NOTAM.

July 25, 2016: Sonex Aircraft Hangar Party
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Oshkosh, WI

Join Sonex Aircraft staff, builders and friends for our annual Hangar Party. For the 8th 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 2016 NOTAM.

July 25-31, 2016: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

Check-out the action from AirVenture 2015 to see what you can expect!

As always, Sonex Aircraft will be exhibiting at the 2016 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 25th through Friday July 29th at 9am, and Saturday July 30th at 10am. 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:

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 2016 NOTAM (not yet published).

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!

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