Sonex Builders & Pilots Foundation
A type club to promote safety and education
in building and operating Sonex aircraft.

 

Tips & Tricks Videos

What kind of tips and tricks did you learn or would you share with a new builder?

Send your Tips and Tricks or web links here!



Jim Hicke's YouTube video showing how he installed his AeroBrake kit on his Waiex. 

The video is on YouTube here:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRZIaTf5G3c


Jim Hicke's YouTube video showing an overview of his Waiex panel design and installation.

The video is on YouTube here:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnYwEL3pwHI


Jim Hicke's YouTube video showing his fix for reducing glare on his Dynon EFIS screen. 

The video is on YouTube here: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKQxy-ZVAQ



Jim Hicke's YouTube video showing his custom baggage compartment installation on his Waiex.

The video is on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCiRKaPNhMI



Jim Hicke's YouTube video showing his cabin heater installation on his Waiex. 

The video is on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcBrMMkRFa0



Mike Smith's YouTube video showing how to use a paper pattern to make large scratch-built parts for a Sonex.

The video is on YouTube here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phSN6vC0ee4



Mike Smith's YouTube video showing how to cut a wing rib pattern out of sheetmetal using a router. 

The video is on YouTube here:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpZyJPbEons



Noel Wade's YouTube video showing people another way to surface/edge-finish their parts using Scotchbrite Belts instead of a Scotchbrite wheel.  

The video is on YouTube here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWXSbFNwKUA


Dana Baker's YouTube video showing how to vacuum form a Sonex leading edge wing skin from scratch.

The video is on YouTube here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_QWPoFEhWc



Loren Sievila's YouTube video showing how to cut holes in an instrument panel using a paddle bit.

The video is on YouTube here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URxeP_7JJmc