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Sonex Aircraft News Archive
July, 1999

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July 23, 1999
Introducing....New Sonex Kits! These have been added to the Sonex Order Form and Cost Estimates, and include a Complete Metal Kit (now Easy-Build Laser-Cut kit), MicroAir Radio Kit (no longer offered), Upholstry, and Decal Kits.

The Sonex Factory will be open for those picking up parts from 5:30PM-7:00PM on Wed 7/28 and Thurs 7/29 and Sat 7/31 through Tues 8/3. You can also arrange for special pick-up times at the Sonex Booth. You will need a special pass to cross over to the factory during the airshow. You can pick up this pass at the booth good for the whole week.

A map to our factory.

The "Spirit of Oshkosh" Sonex powered by the 3300 Jabiru will be doing flight demonstrations periodically during the show. Stop by the booth for details. Other Oshkosh Fly-In activities are listed on the Calender of Events.

July 21, 1999
Shipments of Spinners and Gear Legs Arrive just in time for the Oshkosh Fly-In.

The tri-gear VW, "Spirit of Oshkosh too" is rolled out of the factory for the first time. This third Sonex Prototype has dual sticks and a 2180 vw powerplant. It will be on static display in our booth at AirVenture '99. Come check it out!


July 13, 1999
New drawing revision log has been released.

July 8, 1999
The Sonex Dual Stick Option Is completed and installed in Prototype #0003 and shown below. The Dual Stick Option will be included with every plan set along with the standard center stick configuration.

Also, the first sets of welded parts were shipped last week.

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