Sonex is excited to announce a new option for Sonex, Waiex and Xenos B-Models: Dual Sticks! Thanks to popular demand, we have created an optional Dual Stick installation for all B-Model aircraft, and are making a retrofit package available to customers wishing to convert their existing aircraft. B-Model Dual Stick Retrofit Kit SNB-C04-Dual: $1,500
Congratulations to Paul Dye and Louise Hose of Kitplanes Magazine who flew their eXenos (S/N X0061) with Zaero Elecric Propulsion for the first time today! The aircraft uses the Zaero Electric Propulsion system pioneered by Gabriel DeVault and supported by both Sonex and DeVault. Paul made two flights today from his home airpark in Dayton,… Read More
The update you’ve been waiting for is here! Watch the archive video of our February 7th Webinar presentation for the entire presentation from Sonex owner and Highwing designer Mark Schaible. What’s New in This Update? This is the first update on the Sonex Highwing project since the design was originally announced in the Late Summer… Read More
This week’s Sonex and EAA Homebuilders Week webinar is now available as a video archive. Get an overview of all Sonex and AeroConversions products! Sonex offers basic, economical, easy-to-build aircraft. Single and two-place aircraft are available. Two models, the Sonex and Sonerai, are available as plansbuilt aircraft. Sonex even offers single-place and two-place jet aircraft. All… Read More
Sonex will be presenting three new webinar presentations over the next three months, hosted by EAA! These new live webinars will cover topics including the upcoming Sonex High Wing aircraft design, Rotax engine installations in Sonex aircraft, and an overview of all Sonex and AeroConversions products. Webinars are live video broadcast presentations with an interactive… Read More
Congratulations to Noel Wade of Arlington, Washington whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1339) flew for the first time on May 12th! While the man-hours required to build a kit aircraft can be squeezed into a couple years, many builders have to squeeze their projects into a busier life, but perserverence eventually pays… Read More
Congratulations to Murray Parr of Dunlop ACT, Australia whose standard gear, Rotax 912ULS powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0015) flew for the first time on May 6th! “Couldn’t be happier with how well the Waiex flew,” writes Murray. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions Learn More About the Waiex-B!
It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the Onex graced the cover of Kitplanes Magazine. The June, 2013 issue of Kitplanes is featured in the monthly “Archive” column in the June 2023 edition. “Half the Seats, Twice the Fun!” is the magazine cover’s tagline for our fleet’s low-cost leader, and builders… Read More
The following account has been recenly declassified and submitted by the owner of Sonex 1153, Graeme Smith: It can now be revealed that the shoot down of the Chinese balloon on 4th February 2023 was not performed by a $334 million 5th Generation F-22 Raptor. In fact the public’s perceived delay in the response from… Read More
Congratulations to Elwyn Peachey of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0048) flew for the first time on February 19th! “Great first flight of Waiex N48YX on Sunday Feb 19, 2023,” writes Elwyn. “The satisfying reward of 2 years of night and weekend kit assembly. Many thanks to Sonex for an… Read More
Congratulations to David Brown of Ozark, Arkansas who has just reported the first flight of his standard gear, UL Power UL350i powered Sonex-B (S/N SNB0016) back on May 7th of 2022! “The build was very enjoyable and satisfying,” writes David. “First flight was amazing with plenty of power supplied by the UL350i engine.” Gold Wings… Read More
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To continue the Sonex Aircraft heritage of Product Innovation, Affordability, Simplicity, Versatility, Performance, Engineering, and Quality and to expand these themes into a broader aviation marketplace.