Long-time Sonex employee and general manager Mark Schaible has purchased the assets of Sonex Aircraft, LLC and Sonex Aerospace, LLC and will continue their operations as owner and president of the newly formed Sonex, LLC. The Oshkosh, Wisconsin-based kit aircraft, engine, accessories and unmanned aircraft manufacturer is retaining all of the current staff and will… Read More
The kit aircraft industry has enjoyed strong sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, however, rampant inflation and a tough labor market are necessitating major price increases for the Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions line of products. This is the first price increase for Sonex Aircraft in over three years. Order NOW to take advantage of current pricing…. Read More
The Sonerai turned 50 years old in 2021 and EAA celebrated the milestone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with the display of John Monnett’s original Sonerai I, forums about the aircraft, and by featuring the Sonerai on the “I Flew My Homebuilt to Oshkosh” patch given to all homebuilders flying into the event in 2021. Now,… Read More
Sonex Aircraft is proud to present its newest kit aircraft design: the Sonex Aircraft High Wings. Designed for expanded utility, ease of pilot access and to appeal to the high wing enthusiast, the Sonex High Wing offers the legendary Sonex performance and handling in a new configuration. While many kit manufacturers today offer high wing… Read More
Sonex Aircraft joined with the rest of the aviation community last week in celebrating the triumphant return of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, and what a great year it was! We kicked-off the celebration a day early with our Sonex Aircraft Open House and Homecoming Fly-In. Several customer aircraft were in-attendance along with a healthy crowd of… Read More
Congratulations to Olivier Duvauchelle of Herissart, France whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Waiex (S/N W0182) flew for the first time on October 24th! “First take-off made on October 24, 2021, is the culmination of 3 years of assembly of the kit,” writes Olivier, “It was exciting and interesting. We will now take advantage of it… Read More
Congratulations to Steve Dee of Cordova, Tennesseee whose SubSonex (S/N JSX0023) flew for the first time on July 5th! “I have 10 hours on it now, and working on envelope expansion in Phase I,” writes Steve. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
Congratulations to Francois Gerard of Oise, France whose standard gear, Rotax 912S powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0018) flew for the first time on October 15th! “First flight on the Compiègne airfield north of Paris,” writes Francois, “very pleasant at the controls, smooth takeoff and landing. Next job, painting” Gold Wings are on the way to Francois!… Read More
If you missed us at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 or didn’t take the opportunity to tour our factory during the show, you can get a great personalized video tour of the Sonex Aircraft factory thanks to Bryan Walstrom of The Experimental Aircraft Channel on YouTube! This tour shows the entire Sonex Aircraft facility on Wittman… Read More
Congratulations to John Gregory of Bagley, Minnesota whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1711) flew for the first time on September 11th! “Sonex 1021G s/n 1711 flew on a memorable date 9/11/2021!!!” writes John, “…it flew great! Really looking forward toward getting to know this little speedster better! Special thanks to my wife… Read More
Congratulations to Howard Linker of Glastonbury, Connecticut whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 0697) flew for the first time on October 7th! Howard deserves a persistence award, making it to the finish line a little later than some: “After 16 years …it was a thrill to enjoy my first ride,” writes Howard. Gold Wings are… Read More
Sonex, 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.