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 Paul Dye and Louise Hose of Kitplanes Magazine who flew their eXenos (S/N X0061) with Zaero Elecric Propulsion for the first time today! The aircraft uses the Zaero Electric Propulsion system pioneered by Gabriel DeVault and supported by both Sonex and DeVault. Paul made two flights today from his home airpark in Dayton,… 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
Congratulations to Sonex builder Lou Toth who set a National Aeronautics Association (NAA) Speed Over a Recognized Course record in his AeroVee powered, tricycle gear Sonex, “Dreamcicle.” The record was set in Class R for Microlights per European standards. Lou set the record along with Ben Poffenberger on March 31st, flying from Pensacola, Florida to… Read More
Save the date! The 11th Annual Northeast Sonex Fly-In returns after a 5-year hiatus, and in a new venue. The event will return on September 30th and will be held in Westhampton Beach, NY. Sonex builder-sponsored fly-in events are a great opportunity to meet Sonex Aircraft builders, learn about their projects and sometimes even take… Read More
A lot of youngsters have been involved with Sonex projects through the years, whether they be paticipants in a school or EAA chapter project, or kids and parents building a Sonex aircraft together. For Adam Cotton of Poplar Grove Illinois, the latter is true. Adam and his dad Bryan started building Waiex W0191 together when… Read More
Congratulations to Robert Troyer of Toledo, Washington whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 0676) flew for the first time on September 1st! "After two years of building, the first flight of Sonex 676 was on Sept 1st. She was stable and a delight to fly," writes Bob. "Now it is on with the task-based flight… 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.