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 Heather Zahner, who celebrates her 14-year employment anniversary at Sonex Aircraft, LLC this week! Heather joined us in February of 2005 and has grown in her responsibilities to become an increasingly vital and valued member of the Sonex team. A member of our management team, Heather currently serves as Sonex Aircraft’s Financial Controller,… Read More
The SubSonex Personal Jet certainly captures the imagination of pilots and non-pilots alike. Nowhere is that more evident than on the Sonex Aircraft YouTube channel. Another SubSonex video, AOPA’s “SubSonex Sport Jet JSX-2: A Glider Transition to a Jet” has reached a milestone in popularity, exceeding a quarter million views. 276,952 views as-of the date… Read More
Sonex Aircraft is pleased to announce the availability of three new features for the SubSonex Personal Jet! All three new kit features are included under current SubSonex pricing, and upgrade kits are available to existing customers. Electric Flaps The SubSonex now features electric flaps! The electric flap system is compact and light weight. Additionally, the… Read More
Congratulations to Kerry Fores, who celebrates his 16-year employment anniversary at Sonex Aircraft, LLC this month! Kerry has been with Sonex Aircraft since January 2003, but volunteered his time beginning in 1999 after learning of John Monnett’s plans to develop the Sonex design. As Technical Communications Manager at Sonex, Kerry is primarily responsible for leading… Read More
“Congratulations. Your Aircraft is an Award Winner!” That’s the card that homebuilders around the world hope to see when they return to their aircraft towards the end of a big fly-in. Pete Van Schalkwyk found one such card on his aircraft at Sun ‘n Fun 2019! Congratulations to Pete, whose AeroVee Powered Sonex (s/n 0773)… Read More
Congratulations to Ryan Steffey of Irwin, Pennsylvania whose SubSonex (S/N JSX0022) flew for the first time on March 15th! “Ryan Steffey completed his JSX-2 in 555 hours of labor and a 2 month 2 week time frame,” writes friend and Reno race pilot Pete Zaccagnino. “His first aircraft build and first jet. Ryan drove his… Read More
Congratulations to Jim Owens of Rochester, Minnesota whose standard gear Sonex (S/N 1372) flew for the first time on October 17th! “Sonex N577CG first flight- 10/17/2018, Phase 1 testing completed 3/26/2019,” writes Jim. “The registration number is based on my first training airplane in 1988, a Cessna 150, N66577 and my daughter Cami and son… Read More
Waiex B-Model builder Juergen Voll recently sent us this YouTube Video of aerobatics in his AeroVee Turbo powered aircraft. “It flies pretty nice with a nice crisp response to the aerobatic ailerons,” wrote Jurgen in his original first flight post, and you can see he’s just starting to explore that roll response in this video…. Read More
The Midwest Sonex Fly-In will be returning to Fayetteville, Arkansas again for 2019 on June 1st! All Sonex owners, builders, pilots and planes of any type, and those interested in visiting with other Sonex enthusiasts are encouraged to attend. Sonex Builder Events are a great opportunity to learn more about Sonex Aircraft if you’re interested… Read More
Sonex Aircraft, LLC is committed to providing the recreational aviation community innovative, cost-effective and efficient aircraft kits, powerplants, and accessories and supporting them with industry-leading customer service. In addition, Sonex provides leadership to the grass-roots homebuilt community to protect the experimental-amateur built rules and cultivates new pilots and airplane builders through educational efforts.
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.