Published: February 28, 2018 | Posted In: Sonex News
On February 28, 1998 John Monnett lifted-off from Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI in a completely new aircraft: Sonex serial number 1, or “SX1.” While certainly not the beginning of John Monnett’s journey, the first flight of SX1 marked the beginning of the Sonex Story for us and thousands of others worldwide. Beginning… Read More
The Sonex Aircraft Company Events Calendar has been updated for 2018, including the Vertigo Airshows SubSonex performance schedule! Don’t miss Sonex Aircraft’s exhibit at Sun ‘n Fun 2018, including SubSonex airshow performances! We Need Your Builder Events! As 2018 gets into full-swing, remember that we need your grass-roots Sonex Builder Events scheduling for your Builder… Read More
Published: February 8, 2018 | Posted In: Sonex News
Congratulations to Heather Zahner, who celebrates her 13-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
Published: February 6, 2018 | Posted In: Sonex News
Sonex Aircraft is pleased to announce that First Flight Insurance Group has increased it’s eligible weight restriction from 1,150 lbs to the FAA LSA maximum takeoff weight of 1,320 lbs. (1,430 lbs. for amphibious aircraft). This means that the Xenos and Xenos-B Motorglider is now eligible to be insured by First Flight Insurance Group, along with the… Read More
The February issue of EAA Sport Aviation magazine features the Bronze Lindy Award winning SubSonex built by John Corneal of Petersburg, PA. John spent a lot of extra time on a meticulous show-plane build of his serial number JSX0006 SubSonex Personal Jet and his work paid off at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 where he earned… Read More
Congratulations to Micah Martin of Scottsdale, Arizona, whose AeroVee Powered, Standard-Gear Onex (S/N ONX0200) flew for the first time on January 24th! “The OneX performed like a champ,” writes Micah. “It was surprisingly nimble, highly responsive, and very light to the touch. While in the air, I marveled at how all those bits and pieces… Read More
Read the Article Now! Builder Jake Heino built a beautiful Tri-Gear, AeroVee powered Sonex, serial number 1072 and has been enjoying the fruits of his labor since it’s first flight in August of 2014. His aircraft is featured in EAA Sport Aviation magazine’s What our Members are Building and Restoring section this month. Get Published… Read More
The SonexAus builder group in Australia held a nice fly-in gathering at the Goolwa airport in South Australia earlier this month. See more pictures on the Sport Aircraft Club of SA web site. “We enjoyed an informal get-together Sunday 14 January at Goolwa in South Australia,” writes Sonex Aus. “An opportunity to meet with a few… Read More
Congratulations to Paul LaRue of Dearborn, Michigan, whose Jabiru 3300 Powered, Standard-Gear Sonex (S/N 1509) flew for the first time on December 21st! “It was quite a day,” writes Paul. “I met the FAA airworthiness inspector at 10am, and had the certificate before 11am. The Sonex flew great. The landing was the part that I… Read More
“The FSA Members Fly-In BBQ and meeting at the Marion County Airport on Saturday November 18th was a huge success,” writes Florida Sonex Association president Mike January. “53 Members and sponsored guests drove or flew in. A total 12 aircraft flew in, 7 Sonex, 2 Waiex, RV12, Wittman Buttercup and Avid Flyer. Members met under… Read More
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