Waiex-B First Flight: Elwyn Peachey
Congratulations to Elwyn Peachey of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex-B (S/N SNB0048) flew for the first time on February 19th! “Great first flight of Waiex N48YX on Sunday Feb 19, 2023,” writes Elwyn. “The satisfying reward of 2 years of night and weekend kit assembly. Many thanks to Sonex for an… Read More
Sonex-B First Flight: David Brown
Congratulations to David Brown of Ozark, Arkansas who has just reported the first flight of his standard gear, UL Power UL350i powered Sonex-B (S/N SNB0016) back on May 7th of 2022! “The build was very enjoyable and satisfying,” writes David. “First flight was amazing with plenty of power supplied by the UL350i engine.” Gold Wings… Read More
Sonex First Flight: Christopher Morris
Congratulations to Christopher Morris of Mount Dora, Florida whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1732) flew for the first time on February 7th! “I assembled this kit while furloughed from an airline during COVID,” writes Christopher. “I first flew it today from Bob White Airstrip in Apopka, FL. The plane flew very well… Read More
Sonex First Flight: Bobby Marlette
Congratulations to Bobby Marlette of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 0620) flew for the first time on January 21st! “I couldn’t have asked for a better flight!” writes Bobby. “Thanks to Sonex for designing such a sweetheart of a plane, and especially to my wife whose enthusiastic support made it possible… Read More
Rediscover The Right Seat with Tony Spicer!
As we rapidly approach the 25th Anniversary of the Sonex aircraft design’s first flight next month, it occurred to us that many folks interested in building a Sonex these days may not have ever seen Tony Spicer’s fantastic video, "The Right Seat with Tony Spicer." Tony Spicer is the very first Sonex customer to complete… Read More
Sonex-B First Flight: Peter Hoey
Congratulations to Peter Hoey of Doylestown, Pennsylvania whose standard-gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex-B (S/N SNB0021) flew for the first time on December 18th! “The aircraft and engine performed well,” writes Peter. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions Learn More About the Sonex-B!
Onex First Flight: Morris Pearson
Congratulations to Morris Pearson of Chesapeake, Virginia whose standard-gear, AeroVee powered Onex (S/N ONX0128) flew for the first time on November 29th! “Flew perfect with no trim or heavy wing issues,” writes Morris. “Build it by the plans and it will fly beautifully. Many thanks to Kerry (Sonex Tech Support) and the entire Sonex staff… Read More
Sonex First Flight: Brian Rodgers
Congratulations to Brian Rodgers of Danville, Illinois whose standard-gear, Jabiru 3300 powered Sonex (S/N 0847) flew for the first time on November 23rd! “Look forward to finishing phase 1 flights in this great airplane!” writes Brian. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
Onex First Flight: Don Brown
Congratulations to Don Brown of Owosso, Michigan whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Onex (S/N ONX0106) flew for the first time on October 10th! “The flight went as I expected,” writes Don, “I actually took 3 flights [that day] to dial in the AeroInjector & make some adjustments to the MGL EFIS. I set the trim to… Read More
Every Parent Should Buy Their Kid a Sonex Kit!
One of our greatest delights at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 was getting to meet 10 year-old Katherine Perkins. Katherine came to our exhibit booth in the Homebuilt Display Area with her sister and parents and immediately fell in-love with Waiex B-Model prototype Red One. After watching the One Week Wonder’s construction in-process at show center… Read More