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
Xenos First Flight: Rick Caldwell
Congratulations to Rick Caldwell of Indian Harbour, Florida whose CAMit 3300 powered Xenos (S/N X0057) flew for the first time on October 1st! “The Xenos is not like any other plane I have flown,” writes Rick. “It is big and lumbering and the sight picture with that windshield really makes it feel long. It reminds… Read More
ELECTRIC Xenos First Flight: Gabe DeVault
Congratulations to Gabriel DeVault of Watsonville, California whose ELECTRIC powered Xenos (S/N X0059) flew for the first time on July 18th! “Intrepid Test Pilot Bob Mackey flew Gabriel DeVault’s Electric Sonex Xenos (N540EV) into the great blue,” writes Gabe, “After 40 minutes of flight, including a climb over 2000′ and some slow flight and stall… Read More
Xenos First Flight: William Volcko
Congratulations to William Volcko of Skaneateles, New York whose AeroVee powered Xenos (S/N X0068) flew for the first time on August 24th! "Flew full throttle to 7500′ loitered for total of 40 minutes," writes Bill. "Did some maneuvers, slow flight and stalls. Engine shut down, flew another 20 minutes to uneventful landing. Very happy. Flies… Read More
Xenos First Flight: Rick Ksander
Congratulations to Rick Ksander of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada whose VW powered Xenos (S/N X0033) flew for the first time on May 27th! “Performed as advertised,” writes Rick. “Thanks to your office for all the help and advise.” Rick is also currently working on SubSonex S/N JSX0012. Gold Wings are on the way! View the Latest… Read More
Xenos First Flight: Larry Taylor
Congratulations to Larry Taylor of Penticton, British Columbia Canada, whose AeroVee powered, Xenos Motorglider (S/N X0063) flew for the first time on July 24th! This is the first Xenos to be reported to Sonex as having been completed in Canada! Gold Wings are on the way to Larry! View the Latest Sonex Aircraft Completions
First Customer-Built Xenos Takes Flight!
Please note that links on older archive pages are often not active. These pages serve purely as an informational archive. If you have trouble obtaining the information you need from this site, please email the webmaster with your questions. Congratulations to Craig Jones of Austin, Minnesota, whose AeroVee powered Xenos (S/N X0011) flew for the… Read More