New: Announcing Dual Stick Option for B-Models!
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
SubSonex JSX-2T Update: Successful AirVenture Debut and a Design Tweak – Reserve Your Two-Place Jet Kit Today!
The long-anticipated Two-Seat SubSonex JSX-2T was unveiled at a record-breaking EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, providing the first opportunity for the public to see the new jet prototype. JSX-2T was first unveiled during the Sonex Open House and Homecoming Fly-In the day before AirVenture began, and was then moved to the Sonex exhibit booth on… Read More
Electric Xenos Motor/Battery Mounts Now Available to Order!
Sonex is pleased to announce that motor/battery mounts are now available to order for the Xenos Motorglider Zaero Electric Propulsion package! Developed by Gabriel DeVault, the installation uses the standard Sonex cowlings and AeroVee Spinner with Sensenich Propeller… Read More
One Week Wonder Waiex Flies!
The AirVenture 2022 One Week Wonder Waiex-B made its maiden flight early this morning here in Oshkosh! Flown by EAA and Sonex alumn Joe Norris, the Rotax 912iS powered, standard gear Waiex-B serial number WXB66OWW made a brief shake-down first flight. Initial rate of climb information indicated over 1600 feet per minute and overall performance… Read More
WE DID IT! One Week Wonder Completed!
The One Week Wonder at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is in the books: WE DID IT! Waiex B-Model N220WW taxied under its own power at the end of the air show on Sunday, July 31st capping off AirVenture 2022 and an heroic effort by One Week Wonder volunteers, Sonex staff, EAA staff and One Week Wonder… Read More
JSX-2T Prototype Under Construction: Reserve Your SubSonex 2-Place Jet Today!
Beginning July 1st, 2022 Sonex is accepting refundable* Kit Reservation Deposits to get customers in-line for JSX-2T kit shipments: Deposit Amount: $15,000* Total Quick Build Kit Price (EAB Kit): $66,000 Ultra Quick Build Kit Price (Exhibition): $74,000 Estimated Total Build Cost (including kit, engine, avionics & upholstery): Under $155,000** *Kit Reservation Deposits may be cancelled… Read More
NASC TRACER UAV Unveiled at AUVSI
A new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was unveiled at the AUVSI Xponential convention in Orlando Florida today, and it should look quite familiar to Sonex builders and fans! Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) has partnered with Sonex Aerospace to develop a twin-engine jet powered UAV called TRACER. Based-upon the SubSonex Personal Jet, the NASC TRACER… Read More
April Marks the 20th Anniversary of the AeroConversions AeroVee!
A feature article in the May, 2022 issue of Kitplanes Magazine commemorates the 20th anniversary of the modern AeroVee Engine Kit. Although the AeroVee name has been around since the early 1970’s with a previous generation of cast aluminum conversion parts, the “Modern” AeroVee, an all-inclusive package with brand-new core engine parts (including case), CNC-machined… Read More
EAA Sport Aviation Celebrates 50 Years of the Sonerai
The Sonerai turned 50 years old in 2021 and EAA celebrated the milestone at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with the display of John Monnett’s original Sonerai I, forums about the aircraft, and by featuring the Sonerai on the “I Flew My Homebuilt to Oshkosh” patch given to all homebuilders flying into the event in 2021. Now,… Read More
SubSonex Wins a Lindy (Again)!
Congratulations to Brock Aldrich, builder of SubSonex s/n JSX0024 for earning a Bronze Lindy Award at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021! Brock’s aircraft first flew on October 9, 2020 and in addition to flying the little jet, Brock has been focusing on the aesthetic touches, culminating in a fresh and stunning paint job completed just prior… Read More