Congratulations to Mark Schaible, who celebrates his 15-year employment anniversary at Sonex Aircraft, LLC this month! Mark has been with Sonex Aircraft in a full-time capacity since June of 2004, and worked part-time and as a freelance contractor for Sonex beginning in 2003. Mark currently serves as General Manager for Sonex Aircraft and is responsible… Read More
The Midwest Sonex Fly-In has become a much-anticipated annual tradition among Sonex builders, pilots and enthusiasts alike. The 2019 Midwest Sonex Fly-In was held last weekend at Drake Field Airport in Fayetteville, Arkansas and was a huge success. The following is a report from event organizers Frank Klimek and Rick Wantz: “The 2019 Midwest Sonex… Read More
With an orange flight suit selfie that could be mistaken for something out of a U2 or SR-71 to the untrained eye, Kitplanes editor Paul Dye posted recently that he has surpassed 30 hours of flight time on his SubSonex s/n JSX0021. More significantly, he has completed all of the flight test cards provided in… Read More
On January 6, 1919 Polish rebels defeated German forces during the Greater Poland Uprising, capturing the Poznan Lawica Airport and managing to seize most of the German equipment including over 300 aircraft. Among them were three Fokker D-VII fighters. To commemorate this anniversary, along with the 100th anniversary of their school, Poznan University of Technology… Read More
When the Editor-in-Chief of Kitplanes Magazine decides to build your jet aircraft kit, it gets everyone’s attention. In the age of social media, Paul Dye’s SubSonex build has thousands of people watching, and we’re very proud and excited to announce that Paul’s SubSonex serial number JSX0021 made its first flight on March 24th! “First flight… Read More
Congratulations to Ryan Roth of Knoxville, Tennessee whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex (S/N W0197) flew for the first time on June 16th! “Well, it flies!” writes Ryan, “All in all, the flight was a great success and I’m very much looking forward to the next one!” Gold Wings are on the way to Ryan!… Read More
Congratulations to Ron Milan of Roanoke, Virginia whose standard gear, Jabiru 3300 powered Sonex (S/N 1037) flew for the first time on May 21st! “Oh My gosh! Wow! Finally,” writes Ron, “but man this is one smooth set-up!” Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
Congratulations to Steve Rance of Dorset, England, UK whose tri-gear, CAMit 3300 powered Sonex (S/N 1602) flew for the first time on May 2nd! “Camit 3300, 24 litres of fuel and headwind of 5mph, left the ground in less than 150 yards,” writes Steve. “I was pleased with the relatively short field performance as the… Read More
The Sonex Builders and Pilots Foundation has scheduled its annual AirVenture BBQ for Wednesday, July 24th! The party will be an informal BYOB burgers and brats affair at Wayne Daniels’ 7th Heaven over on the east side of Wittman Field. The night airshow is a highlight of the week, and attendees can enjoy it from the perspective of… Read More
Congratulations to Tom Wasser of Lyons, New York whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 1636) flew for the first time on April 28th! “Craig Ritson (Sonex offered and I agreed to have him flight test my Sonex at Williamson-Sodus KSDC,” writes Tom. “He said the plane functioned perfectly with minimal control inputs. 133[mph] TAS… Read More
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