The Sonerai Story webinar presentation is now available for viewing as an archive video: Watch Now! Sonex Aircraft founder and president John Monnett reviews how the Sonerai came into being and the current options for building one yourself. The Sonerai line of aircraft will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021. After… Read More
Early this year, Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) and Sonex Aerospace, LLC achieved an important milestone with the first test flights of the TEROS Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology demonstrator at Griffis International Airport in Rome, NY. The event was the culmination of five years of development, and NASC has just released a fantastic new… Read More
Sonex Aircraft, LLC is seeking both Full-Time and Part-Time Mechanics, Technicians and Assemblers to fulfill the growing demand for Sonex Aircraft Quick Build Kits and Sonex Aerospace Unmanned Vehicles. All experience levels from licensed A&P’s, experienced non-A&P technicians to students are encouraged to apply! See the full job postings and apply today on our new… Read More
While you couldn’t be here in Oshkosh for the cancelled AirVenture 2020, you can still visit with Sonex Aircraft virtually. On July 21st through 25th we celebrated EAA’s Spirit of Aviation Week! Catch-up with Sonex Founder and President John Monnett and learn about all of the exciting developments here at Sonex including the homecoming of… Read More
The Sonerai has come back home to Oshkosh! Sonex Aircraft is pleased to announce that Plans and parts are now available for Sonerai I, Sonerai II and Sonerai IIS aircraft. The Sonerai is John Monnett’s original plans-build sport aircraft design. Available since 1972, thousands of Sonerai aircraft have been built over the past 40+ years…. Read More
Congratulations to Peter Weber of Winfield, British Columbia, Canada whose tri-gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1668) flew for the first time on October 15th! “First flight of Sonex C-IGMW was at CYLW, on 15 Oct 2020 with test pilot Bill Bryan at the controls,” writes Peter, “Very successful flight, very responsive and lots of… Read More
Congratulations to Casey Cooper of Marana, Arizona whose standard gear, Rotax 912 powered Sonex (S/N 0719) flew for the first time on December 6th! “First flight was wonderful,” writes Casey, “Everything I thought it would be [and] a little more. It is such a fun flying toy.” Gold Wings are on the way! View the… Read More
Congratulations to Matthew McKee of Franklinton, North Carolina whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 1084) flew for the first time on November 19th! Matt’s aircraft build is a great story of perseverance: “My official first flight date was 11-19-20, thirteen years after I started building,” writes Matt, “Why did it take so long? After… Read More
Congratulations to Gabriel DeVault of Watsonville, California whose ELECTRIC powered Xenos (S/N X0059) flew for the first time on July 18th! “Intrepid Test Pilot Bob Mackey flew Gabriel DeVault’s Electric Sonex Xenos (N540EV) into the great blue,” writes Gabe, “After 40 minutes of flight, including a climb over 2000′ and some slow flight and stall… Read More
Congratulations to Andre Viljoen of Broulee, New South Wales, Australia whose SubSonex (S/N JSX0030) flew for the first time on November 9th, becoming the first SubSonex based outside of the United States to fly. “Today I joined a very exclusive club when I took my SubSonex for its first fly,” writes Andre, “Yesterday I got… Read More
Congratulations to Dale Burkey of Walnut, Illinois whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Onex (S/N ONX0197) flew for the first time on November 8th! “Only did one lap on first flight,” writes Dale, “Next flight will definitely be much longer. No surprises during flight, everything seemed to work flawlessly.” Gold Wings are on the way to… Read More
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