Congratulations to Ron Heberlein of Wilsonville, Oregon whose standard gear, UL Power UL260iS powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0026) flew for the first time on October 26th! “After a little over 2 1/2 years, our plane is finally up in the air!” writes Ron. “It was a great feeling to be able to take off for the… Read More
Congratulations to Greg McCarthy of Marlo, Victoria, Australia whose tri-gear, Jabiru 3300 powered Sonex (S/N 0218) flew for the first time on November 15th! “Sonex #0218 successfully test flown by Mr Will Quint (Flight Instructor and Ace Test Pilot, Bendigo Flying Club) – #0218 (Regn 19-1654) took to the skies like a homesick angel,” writes… Read More
Sonex Builder Richard Young (Sonex SN: 1566) gives a fun and entertaining comparison of the cost of sport flying vs. other habits in your life. See More Sonex Flying Stories!
Nick Sheryka, builder of Waiex SN: W0142, was recently featured in a great article on his employer’s web site. Nick is the Principal Flight Test Engineer for Boom Supersonic, a private startup with the goal of building a viable Quiet SuperSonex (whoops! SuperSonic, that is) Transport (QSST) called Overture. While Nick certainly supplied the talent… Read More
As a regular contributor to Kitplanes Magazine, Sonex Technical Communications Manager Kerry Fores has the job of imparting knowledge and advice to Kitplanes readers from both the perspective of a kit aircraft manufacturer, and from that of a kit aircraft customer having “been there and done that” in both respects. In the December issue of… Read More
Congratulations to Jay Hewett of Cumberland, Maine who has reported that his standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1650) flew for the first time on June 1st! “The airplane flies well and lands easily,” writes Jay. Another set of Gold Wings have been earned! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
We recently heard from Paul Van Tongeren of Melbourne, Australia who sent us this great picture of his 40% scale model of the SubSonex Personal Jet in-progress! “Still lots to be done, and learning every step of the way,” writes Paul, “but it is starting to look like a proper aircraft now. Very rewarding project.”… Read More
Due to weather, the Midwest Sonex Fly-Out Lunch has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 12th at Buld Field in Monee, IL. Get 5% off a Propeller for attending! SubSonex jet aircraft that fly-in get a free top-off of fuel upon departure! Read More on our Sonex Builder Events Calendar!
Congratulations to John Higgs of Amelup, Western Australia whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Onex (S/N ONX0158) flew for the first time on September 22nd! “First flight was very successful with no major issues,” writes John. “Faster than expected. Many thanks to Sonex Support and the various fellow-builders around the world who provided valuable assistance during the project…. Read More
Sonex Aircraft Technical Communications Manager Kerry Fores loves to write and take photographs in his spare time. A regular columnist for Kitplanes Magazine, Kerry is published in the current edition of Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine. In the article, Kerry talks about his memorable Sonex flight with Oshkosh native and air racing legend Bill Brennand…. Read More