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
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
Sonex Aircraft to be EAA One Week Wonder in 2022!
Every EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show is itself a “One Week Wonder,” and the One Week Wonder aircraft project is set to return in 2022 as a Waiex-B Complete Airframe Kit! The Fun Meter on the shirt of EAA’s Charlie Becker was pegged as he officially announced Sonex Aircraft’s selection for the 2022 project. The planning… Read More
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