Sonex First Flight: Noel Wade
Congratulations to Noel Wade of Arlington, Washington whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1339) flew for the first time on May 12th! While the man-hours required to build a kit aircraft can be squeezed into a couple years, many builders have to squeeze their projects into a busier life, but perserverence eventually pays… Read More
Waiex-B First Flight: Murray Parr
Congratulations to Murray Parr of Dunlop ACT, Australia whose standard gear, Rotax 912ULS powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0015) flew for the first time on May 6th! “Couldn’t be happier with how well the Waiex flew,” writes Murray. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions Learn More About the Waiex-B!
First Flights: Paul Dye Flies His Electric Xenos!
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
Waiex-B First Flight: Elwyn Peachey
Congratulations to Elwyn Peachey of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0048) 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
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