Sonex is pleased to announce that motor/battery mounts are now available to order for the Xenos Motorglider Zaero Electric Propulsion package! Developed by Gabriel DeVault, the installation uses the standard Sonex cowlings and AeroVee Spinner with Sensenich Propeller… Read More
The AirVenture 2022 One Week Wonder Waiex-B made its maiden flight early this morning here in Oshkosh! Flown by EAA and Sonex alumn Joe Norris, the Rotax 912iS powered, standard gear Waiex-B serial number WXB66OWW made a brief shake-down first flight. Initial rate of climb information indicated over 1600 feet per minute and overall performance… Read More
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 broke all kinds of records for EAA, making it the biggest event ever, and it was the biggest Oshkosh ever for Sonex in several ways! Keep scrolling, this is probably the biggest Oshkosh web post ever, as-well! Sonex Open House The events kicked-off with our traditional Sonex Open House and Homecoming… Read More
The One Week Wonder at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is in the books: WE DID IT! Waiex B-Model N220WW taxied under its own power at the end of the air show on Sunday, July 31st capping off AirVenture 2022 and an heroic effort by One Week Wonder volunteers, Sonex staff, EAA staff and One Week Wonder… Read More
One of our greatest delights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 was getting to meet 10 year-old Katherine Perkins. Katherine came to our exhibit booth in the Homebuilt Display Area with her sister and parents and immediately fell in-love with Waiex B-Model prototype Red One. After watching the One Week Wonder’s construction in-process at show center… Read More
Congratulations to Jeff Wisneski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex (S/N W0196) flew for the first time on August 17th! “I am happy to report that the airframe exceeded my expectations and has been great to fly,” writes Jeff, “I wanted to stay with the original design to achieve the handling… Read More
Congratulations to Lou Toth of Pensacola, Florida whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 1520) flew for the first time on August 28th! “The Sonex design is smooth, swift, and precise in handling,” writes Lou, “I was seeing 110-115kt speeds on the short straight flight legs around a 2500ft grass strip. I want to thank John… Read More
Congratulations to Bryan and Adam Cotton of Poplar Grove, Illinois whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Waiex (S/N W0191) flew for the first time on July 25th! “It’s a very easy airplane to fly,” writes Bryan, “and the Aerovee ran great. To get recurrent I flew the flight school Cessna C140. If you can do a… Read More
Congratulations to Adèle Feuillye of Bernes-sur-Oise, France whose tricycle gear, Rotax 912ULS powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0045) flew for the first time on July 28th! “It flies very well,” writes Adèle, “very pleasant and precise at the control. Very efficient with a Rotax 912ULS 100HP and Duc propeller Swirl !!! 135 kt at 5200RPM! What an… Read More
Congratulations to modeler Gary Smith for winning 2nd Place in the Designer Scale class at this year’s AMA Scale Nats National Aeromodeling Champtionship event in Muncie, Indiana in July! Gary’s Sonex model is 29% of a full-size Sonex with a 74″ wingspan. The model weighs 12 lbs gross with 6 LIPO packs on-board to power… Read More
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