Sonex Aircraft is extremely busy and needs to expand! The dream-job awaits for an innovative homebuilt-focused engineer or CAD designer in our Hornets’ Nest Research and Development department, assembly mechanics are still needed and internships are available! See the full job postings and apply today on our Careers web page! Sonex Aircraft, LLC and AeroConversions… Read More
Sonex is pleased to announce the availability of new and improved bed mount parts for Rotax 912-series engine installations via the AeroConversions Rotax Mount System. The Rotax Mount System from AeroConversions consists of anodized 6061-T6 bed mount angles utilizing Barry 22001 shock bushings. For use with Rotax 912-series engines and designed to work with Legacy… Read More
EAA Homebuilders Week is in the books, and Sonex Aircraft’s presentation for the virtual event is now available as a video archive. Watch Now! During this webinar multimedia presentation hosted by EAA, Sonex founder and president John Monnett discusses all aspects of the Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions product lines, gives a tour of the Sonex… Read More
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
Save the date! The Midwest Sonex Fly-In is set to return to Fayetteville, AR again this year on June 5th. Fly-In and Drive-In attendance is welcome. Sonex builder-sponsored fly-in events are a great opportunity to meet Sonex Aircraft builders, learn about their projects and sometimes even take a ride in a Sonex for the first… Read More
Congratulations to Hernan Santibanez of Valparaiso, Chile whose SubSonex (S/N JSX0017) flew for the first time on February 5th. “She flies great!!” writes Hernan, “Mission accomplished, everything according to the schedule, thank you very much to everyone who made it possible for this aerodrome to be in the air.” Gold Wings are on the way… 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
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.