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
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
This Month in Kitplanes Archives: The Onederful Onex!
It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the Onex graced the cover of Kitplanes Magazine. The June, 2013 issue of Kitplanes is featured in the monthly “Archive” column in the June 2023 edition. “Half the Seats, Twice the Fun!” is the magazine cover’s tagline for our fleet’s low-cost leader, and builders… Read More
The REAL Story Behind the Chinese Balloon Intercept
The following account has been recenly declassified and submitted by the owner of Sonex 1153, Graeme Smith: It can now be revealed that the shoot down of the Chinese balloon on 4th February 2023 was not performed by a $334 million 5th Generation F-22 Raptor. In fact the public’s perceived delay in the response from… Read More
The Big Highwing Update is Here!
The update you’ve been waiting for is here! Watch the archive video of our February 7th Webinar presentation for the entire presentation from Sonex owner and Highwing designer Mark Schaible. What’s New in This Update? This is the first update on the Sonex Highwing project since the design was originally announced in the Late Summer… Read More
Sonex Homebuilders Week Webinar Video Available
This week’s Sonex and EAA Homebuilders Week webinar is now available as a video archive. Get an overview of all Sonex and AeroConversions products! Sonex offers basic, economical, easy-to-build aircraft. Single and two-place aircraft are available. Two models, the Sonex and Sonerai, are available as plansbuilt aircraft. Sonex even offers single-place and two-place jet aircraft. All… Read More
Rediscover The Right Seat with Tony Spicer!
As we rapidly approach the 25th Anniversary of the Sonex aircraft design’s first flight next month, it occurred to us that many folks interested in building a Sonex these days may not have ever seen Tony Spicer’s fantastic video, "The Right Seat with Tony Spicer." Tony Spicer is the very first Sonex customer to complete… Read More
Merry Christmas from Sonex!
We would like to wish our customers and our amazing staff a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you for all of your support over the past year, and we look forward to more great things in 2023! Year-End Sonex Inventory Shutdown, December 23 to January 2: A reminder, Sonex is once… Read More
Sonex/Rotax Webinar Video Available
This week’s Sonex and EAA webinar covering Rotax 912 installations in Sonex airframes is now available as a video archive. Sonex, LLC Owner and President Mark Schaible talks about Rotax 912 series engine installations in the Sonex aircraft worldwide fleet including customer-designed installations through the years, various mounting types, and the Sonex factory’s own installation… Read More
3 Months of New Sonex Webinars: Sign-Up Today!
Sonex will be presenting three new webinar presentations over the next three months, hosted by EAA! These new live webinars will cover topics including the upcoming Sonex High Wing aircraft design, Rotax engine installations in Sonex aircraft, and an overview of all Sonex and AeroConversions products. Webinars are live video broadcast presentations with an interactive… Read More