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 to Steve Severson, who celebrates his 5-year employment anniversary at Sonex Aircraft, LLC this month! A US Navy veteran, Steve joined the Sonex staff as a Purchasing Agent in December, 2013, and now also runs our Warehouse operations. Steve has a diverse background in the warehouse and inventory fields and is a graduate from… Read More
Kitplanes Magazine editor Paul Dye has joined the ranks of SubSonex Personal Jet builders, and you can follow his progress on the build along with some sage advice on the Kitplanes Newsline blog! Postings To-Date: “And we’re off!”: November 13, 2018 “Easy Hole Spacing”: November 25, 2018 “A Little of This, a Little of That”:… Read More
The FAA 2020 Compliance mandate is coming for operations in certain classes of airspace. Are you ready? MGL Avionics offers Transponder and ADS-B In-Out Options for all MGL EFIS systems. 2020 Compliant ADS-B can be implemented with MGL Avionics using either a Mode C transponder with 978MHz (978UAT) frequency or using a Mode S transponder… Read More
Sonex Aircraft’s Waiex, Xenos and SubSonex aircraft models all share a very special feature: the Y-Tail! The Y-Tail is our unique version of the V-tail that many pilots are familiar with. What makes it a Y-Tail? The rudder! Y-Tails feature not-only a V-tail set of mixed rudder and elevator controls, but also a small rudder… Read More
Congratulations to Lou Pappas of Glendale, Arizona whose AeroVee Turbo powered, standard gear Waiex-B (S/N WXB0010) flew for the first time on December 16th! This is Lou’s second Sonex Aircraft build, having previously completed and flown Waiex S/N W0031 in 2006. “Thanks to you guys for all your help again,” writes Lou. “#2 Sonex for… Read More
Congratulations to William Blakley of Orangevale, California whose AeroVee powered, tri-gear Sonex (S/N 1108) flew for the first time on December 2nd! “Flew great,” writes Bill. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
Congratulations to Clinton Fruit of Dodgeville, Wisconsin whose AeroVee powered, standard gear Onex (S/N ONX0091) flew for the first time on September 10th! “The aircraft flew as expected, and we have been flying our Sonex [S/N 828] and enjoying it for several years,” writes Clinton. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex… Read More
Congratulations to David Waters of Blaine, Minnesota whose VW powered, tri-gear Onex (S/N ONX0028) flew for the first time on October 18th! “Thanks to Sonex for such a great plane kit and customer support,” writes David. “This was my third build and I look forward to many enjoyable flights.” Gold Wings are on the way!… Read More
Three new events have been added to the Sonex Builders’ Events Calendar for the month of October, including two opportunities to camp with your Sonex Aircraft in Texas, and an invite to enjoy some Kansas City BBQ with a bunch of Sonex pilots! Remember, if you are planning your own Sonex-related get-together, don’t forget to… Read More
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