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
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
Electric Xenos Featured in Kitplanes Magazine; Installation Mounts Coming Soon from Sonex!
A Xenos Motorglider adorns the August 2021 cover of Kitplanes Magazine, but not just any Xenos Motorglider! “Electrified,” the 12-page feature article written by Kitplanes editor at-large Paul Dye features the electric-powered Xenos built and flown by Gabriel DeVault in Watsonville, CA. Read the Article Now! Gabe’s “Zaero” powered Xenos installation, consisting of a Zero… Read More
Ever Wonder How a Y-Tail Works?
Sonex Aircraft’s Waiex, Xenos and SubSonex aircraft models all share a very special feature: the Y-Tail! The Y-Tail is our unique version of the V-tail that many pilots are familiar with. What makes it a Y-Tail? The rudder! Y-Tails feature not-only a V-tail set of mixed rudder and elevator controls, but also a small rudder… Read More
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine: “Going With the Wind”
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine “Going With the Wind” by Jim Busha Read the Article! The first customer-built Xenos Motorglider, Craig Jones’ AeroVee powered Xenos S/N X0011, is featured in the July, 2009 issue of EAA Sport Aviation magazine! The article, “Going with the Wind” by Jim Busha, details Craig’s journey in choosing, building and flying… Read More
Sportsman Pilot Magazine: “Craig Jones’ Xenos Motorglider”
Sportsman Pilot Magazine “Craig Jones’ Xenos Motorglider” by Jack Cox A great article detailing Craig Jones’ flying background and his experiences building and flying the first customer-built Xenos (S/N X0011), on which he did a superb job of construction. Learn More about the Xenos!
Kitplanes Magazine: “Y-Tail Wonders”
Kitplanes Magazine “Y-Tail Wonders” (Cover Stories) Waiex and Xenos Flight Reviews. Articles by Murry Rozansky (Xenos) and Dan Johnson (Waiex). Download the Articles Now!* “Soaring with Sonex” Xenos Article (1.2mb PDF file) “Pedal to the Metal” Waiex Article (868kb PDF file)
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine: “Sonex,ltd continues to improve the breed”
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine “Sonex,ltd continues to improve the breed” by Jack Cox
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine: Xenos Wing Test
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine Xenos Wing Test featured in “On the Flight Line” news section
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine: Sonex and Sport Pilot
EAA Sport Aviation Magazine Featured in Sport Pilot article