Congratulations to Francois Gerard of Oise, France whose standard gear, Rotax 912S powered Waiex-B (S/N WXB0018) flew for the first time on October 15th! “First flight on the Compiègne airfield north of Paris,” writes Francois, “very pleasant at the controls, smooth takeoff and landing. Next job, painting” Gold Wings are on the way to Francois!… Read More
Attention fellow EAA members and Homebuilders:
Sonex Aircraft is seeking an addition to our engineering team to help shape future products for Sonex Aircraft, AeroConversions and Sonex Aerospace at our Hornets’ Nest Research and Development facility at Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH) in Oshkosh, WI. Experience managing large models in SolidWorks along with disciplined 2D CAD skills and attention to detail are a must, along with mechanical aptitude and experience working with Experimental Amateur Built aircraft.
Sonex wants to review a diverse group of candidates to find the perfect fit for this position. Whether you are just starting your career or have years of experience in the industry, we want to hear from you if you have the skills and experience outlined above combined with a passion for homebuilt aircraft and the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced team environment. Candidate should be a highly organized self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills and creative problem-solving skills. Experience specific to metal aircraft is a major plus.
If you missed us at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 or didn’t take the opportunity to tour our factory during the show, you can get a great personalized video tour of the Sonex Aircraft factory thanks to Bryan Walstrom of The Experimental Aircraft Channel on YouTube! This tour shows the entire Sonex Aircraft facility on Wittman… Read More
Congratulations to John Gregory of Bagley, Minnesota whose standard gear, AeroVee Turbo powered Sonex (S/N 1711) flew for the first time on September 11th! “Sonex 1021G s/n 1711 flew on a memorable date 9/11/2021!!!” writes John, “…it flew great! Really looking forward toward getting to know this little speedster better! Special thanks to my wife… Read More
Congratulations to Howard Linker of Glastonbury, Connecticut whose tri-gear, AeroVee powered Sonex (S/N 0697) flew for the first time on October 7th! Howard deserves a persistence award, making it to the finish line a little later than some: “After 16 years …it was a thrill to enjoy my first ride,” writes Howard. Gold Wings are… Read More
Sonex Founder John Monnett gave an interview on SocialFlight Live earlier this week. If you missed it, you can now you can watch the archived live interview on YouTube! See More Sonex Aircraft Media Coverage!
Congratulations to Rick Caldwell of Indian Harbour, Florida whose CAMit 3300 powered Xenos (S/N X0057) flew for the first time on October 1st! “The Xenos is not like any other plane I have flown,” writes Rick. “It is big and lumbering and the sight picture with that windshield really makes it feel long. It reminds… Read More
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
Tune-in Tuesday evening, October 5 2021, for Sonex Founder John Monnett’s interview on SocialFlight Live! John will be talking to Jeff Simon on all things Sonex at 8pm ET (5pm PT) Tuesday via GoToWebinar: Register Here!
Congratulations to Scott Todd of Chandler, Arizona whose standard gear, AeroVee powered Onex (S/N ONX0017) flew for the first time on September 21st! “It flew! What a blast,” writes Scott. “It was indicating 154 at about 3400 rpm. Engine ran really smooth and strong. Airplane handled great! This was my fourth Sonex first flight but… Read More