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Sonex Aircraft, LLC and AeroConversions to Unveil E-Flight Initiative for Sport Aircraft Alternative Energy Research & Development

July 3, 2007, Oshkosh, WI

Sonex Aircraft, LLC and AeroConversions Products announced today the scheduling of a press conference and informational forum to unveil a new research and development initiative to explore viable alternative energies for  powering the sport aircraft of tomorrow. Scheduled for Tuesday, July 24 at 9:30 am, the Sonex and AeroConversions media event will be held on AeroShell Square at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2007, with a forum scheduled for Wednesday, July 25 at 11:30 am in forum building 11 (REMOS Aircraft Pavillion) the following day.

Dubbed E-Flight, this research and development initiative is already underway, pioneering alternative energy applications for near-term use in sport pilot aircraft. A multi-faceted approach, E-Flight is exploring several methods of reducing the environmental impact of sport flying, while upholding the Sonex and AeroConversions mission of keeping recreational aviation affordable, offering the best performance per dollar.

More details about the E-Flight Initiative will be unveiled at the July 24 press conference, along with a proof of concept aircraft which will be propelled by a revolutionary new power plant. Beyond the details published in today’s press release, no further information about the E-Flight Initiative will be released prior to the AeroShell Square media event.

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


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