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
B-Model Hardware Kits Available
Sonex Aircraft, LLC is pleased to announce that Hardware Kits from WBParts are now available for Sonex-B and Waiex-B aircraft! WBParts SmartKits are provided in sturdy impact-resistant plastic toolbox drawer assemblies that are organized, labeled and filled by hardware type and include QR codes for easy re-ordering. Effective December 21st, all new Sonex-B and Waiex… Read More
B-Model Test Flight Video Now Available!
Sonex Aircraft has just released the first flying video of our new B-Model series of aircraft! Ride along with Joe Norris of Sonex Aircraft during the B-Model flight test process in Red One, our Waiex-B prototype. Red One is AeroVee Turbo powered and the flight test process has revealed no surprises — it flies exactly… Read More
B-Model Kits Added to FAA NKET Eligible Kit List!
Sonex Aircraft is pleased to announce that FAA National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) checklists for the new Sonex-B and Waiex-B-Model kits, and the new Xenos Motorglider Quick Build Kit have been added to the FAA’s online list of eligible kits! Listing on the FAA’s kit list signifies that an aircraft kit may allow an amateur builder… Read More
First B-Model Sonex and Waiex Kits Have Shipped!
Sonex Aircraft is excited to announce the first customer shipments of Sonex-B and Waiex-B kits! Two Waiex-B Kit Minus Tail packages and one Sonex-B Wing Conversion Kit left our warehouse this afternoon, with several more kits scheduled to ship over the coming weeks! This event marks a significant milestone in an intensive new aircraft development… Read More
B-Model Conversion Technical Data Published
The Sonex Aircraft engineering team has published a B-Model Conversion Process Description technical document to help builders define conversion kit “start” points: PDF Download We’ve also published a list of Legacy Kit Parts NOT Used in B-Model Conversions: PDF Download Keep in-mind that this parts list is preliminary and subject to change without notice. Also remember that… Read More
B-Model Conversion Kits Now Available!
Due to popular demand, B-Model Conversion Kits are now available! Builders with existing legacy Sonex or Waiex projects may convert their aircraft to a B-Model and Sonex Aircraft is now accepting orders for Conversion Kits! Order Now! Please Read: Special B-Model Conversion Kit Considerations No exchanges of legacy Sonex or Waiex parts are available. Builders… Read More
Waiex B-Model Achieves First Flight!
Sonex Aircraft is pleased to announce that the first prototype of the new Sonex and Waiex B-Model designs, Waiex-B N112YB “The Spirit of Red One,” achieved its first flight this morning! Sonex T-Flight Chief Flight Instructor Joe Norris had the honor of conducting this morning’s first flight in the AeroVee Turbo powered Waiex-B. “Temperatures were… Read More
EAA Webinar Series: “The B’s Are Coming! An Evolution of the Sonex Design Philosophy”
EAA Webinar Series “The B’s Are Coming! An Evolution of the Sonex Design Philosophy” by John Monnett Sonex Aircraft founder and EAA Homebuilt Hall of Fame member, John Monnett discusses the company’s newest designs, the B model Sonex and Waiex. John will explain the philosophy of the new designs and how they have evolved from… Read More
B-Model Kit Ordering Now Available!
B-Model Kits: See All Pricing and Order Now! Online ordering tools are now available for the new Sonex-B and Waiex-B B-Model kits! You can also mail or fax your order with our PDF B-Model order forms. Like other Sonex Aircraft designs, B-Models are available in Complete Airframe Kits, Sub-Kits and Quick Build Kits. B-Model Kit… Read More