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AeroConversions Releases "Dial-A-Speed" Trim Sytem

April 3, 2006, Oshkosh, WI

Sonex Aircraft, LLC has made another addition to its rapidly expanding AeroConversions product line. The AeroConversions Trim System is a simple and attractive trim solution for sport aircraft. Through the use of a trim wheel jackscrew assembly, the AeroConversions Trim System offers precise pitch trim control through spring-loaded elevator control bias.

Originally designed for use in the Waiex and Xenos "Y-tail" aircraft, which can not use traditional pitch trim tabs, the AeroConversions Trim System has proven to be a highly-effective trim solution for traditional-tailed sport aircraft as well. Sonex Aircraft staff have unofficially dubbed the new system the "Dial-A-Speed" trim unit. "The reason we have nicknamed it the "Dial-A-Speed" Trim System, is because it offers precise-enough pitch control to actually control airspeed at fixed power settings," explains Sonex Aircraft, LLC General Manager and CEO Jeremy Monnett. "Want to fly a little slower? Turn the knob clockwise and give yourself a little up trim (raising the nose). A little faster? Turn the knob counter-clockwise and lower the nose. We really like this system on approach with full flaps where you can select whatever speed you want to fly at. Just dial it in."

The AeroConversions Trim System uses two springs to put tension on the control stick and "balance it". When you turn the Knob on the Trim unit, you are applying small forward or aft pressure on the stick (Nose Up or Nose Down), applying small elevator pressures. When you find you're flying by holding a bit of back pressure on the stick, give the red knob a turn or two and you'll find you can release the stick and the aircraft will fly right along hands free.

Aggressively priced at $95.00, the AeroConversions Trim System includes all the items needed for a typical installation including cable, springs and hardware. The companion installation manual gives step-by-step instructions for installing the system and is written with enough general information to accommodate installation in a wide range of aircraft.

Sonex Aircraft, LLC is a rising star in the experimental kit aircraft industry, providing a series of Sport Pilot eligible kit aircraft along with the AeroConversions line of products which include the AeroVee engine, AeroCarb and ancillary aviation products. Sonex Aircraft’s Sonex and Waiex sport planes, and the Xenos sport motorglider offer outstanding performance in an easy to build, easy to fly kit package that can be purchased and completed with full technical support at an unrivaled price. Sonex and AeroConversions continue to invest heavily in developing new products. Our team is committed to providing simple, elegant and low-cost solutions for sport flying. Simply put, Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions products provide the best performance per dollar. Check us out at


Mark Schaible
Sonex Aircraft, LLC
Phone: (920) 231-8297
Fax:      (920) 426-8333


AeroConversions Trim Wheel Assembly.
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AeroConversions Trim System installation kit.
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AeroConversions Trim System installed in the Sonex Sport Trainer.
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