Another installment in Paul Dye’s series of Kitplanes Magazine articles about his electric-powered eXenos is now available: Read the Article! This series covers the installation of FLIT LLC’s Zaero electric propulsion package in Paul and Louise’s Xenos Motorglider. Paul first flew Xenos serial number X0061 on April 8th, and has written a series of feature… Read More
Sonex is excited to announce new, easier to build Xenos Tail Kits! All new Xenos Tail Kits now feature finished matched-hole stabilizer structure channels and new machined parts. This upgrade brings the Xenos up-to-speed with all other Sonex aircraft tail kits and is the final installment in a series of Xenos matched-hole kit upgrades. Like… Read More
Sonex and AeroConversions is pleased to announce that the AeroVee Assembly DVD is no-longer a DVD — the video is now available to watch for free on YouTube! The video is now available as a 31-part YouTube playlist and can be viewed from your phone or tablet conveniently in the shop environment. A great companion… Read More
2023 is flying-by and EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 will be here before we know it! Sonex is excited to exhibit at this year’s show as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary this year. Stop by and see us in the Homebuilt Display area Booth 602! If you plan to pick up any parts during the show,… Read More
Sonex is excited to announce a new option for Sonex, Waiex and Xenos B-Models: Dual Sticks! Thanks to popular demand, we have created an optional Dual Stick installation for all B-Model aircraft, and are making a retrofit package available to customers wishing to convert their existing aircraft. B-Model Dual Stick Retrofit Kit SNB-C04-Dual: $1,500 Order… Read More
Congratulations to Addison Singleton of Somerset, Massachusetts whose AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1405) flew for the first time on October 11th! "A very proud day for me!" writes Addison, who perservered through life interruptions to build his aircraft. "Started this project in 2015 and finally made it to the finish line! Appreciate everything the… Read More
Sonex builder Robbie Culver (Sonex 1517) and his wife Brenda, both pilots, have decided fulfill their lifelong dream of airpark living. A talented writer and photographer, Robbie decided to document his Sonex relocation to Aero Estates Airport for Air Facts Journal to share this enjoyable, though weather affected trip to his family’s new Texas dream… Read More
Sonex is pleased to announce that another SubSonex owner has hit the airshow circuit in his microjet! Torrey Ward, owner of SubSonex JSX0019, can now be added to the list of pilots flying the SubSonex Personal Jet in airshows. He joins the ranks of Tom Larkin who currently flies an extensive schedule of shows each… Read More
Congratulations to Paul Armstrong of Ashland, Oregon whose AeroVee Turbo powered Xenos-B (S/N XNB0014) flew for the first time on October 3rd! "The project took my wife (Denise) and I 1100 hours, spread over 5 summers, and is as easy to fly as it was to build," writes Paul. "I think that I only needed… Read More
There’s no question that peer support in homebuilding is vital in many respects: camraderie, motivation and technical advice just to name a few. EAA is founded on the networking of homebuilders via its chapters and through programs like EAA Technical Counselors and Flight Advisors. It can be even more beneficial when builders of similar types… Read More
Congratulations to Tim Wrede of Stony Brook, New York whose tri-gear, AeroMomentum powered Sonex-B (S/N SNB0018) flew for the first time on September 20th! "The plane was a real joy to handle, climbed like a homesick angel, and incredibly easy to land," writes Tim. "It has been a wonderful experience building and your team only… Read More
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