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

 

Waiex


Sonex Aircraft LLC describes the Waiex as follows:

WAIEX (pronounced "Y-X") is simply a Y-tail Sonex. Built purely for it's good looks and as an homage to earlier John Monnett designs such as the Moni and Monex Racer, the Waiex specifications and performance numbers are identical to those of the Sonex and, like the Sonex, is perfectly suited to the new US Sport Pilot/LSA regulations. The Waiex retains the same superb Sonex flight characteristics and high performance in all phases of flight, including aerobatics. 

If you're looking for the ultimate high-performance recreational aircraft with maximum ramp-appeal, the Waiex is for you.


Waiex 162, Jim Hicke's First Flight, "Behind the Scenes Look", and Trip to AirVenture 2013

Jim Hicke shared some great videos of his first flight in Waiex 162, a behind the scenes look and his first cross-country trip in his new Waiex to AirVenture 2013.

Waiex to AirVenture 2013

Waiex First Flight

Waiex First Flight 'behind the scenes"

Waiex 82, Kip Laurie's Cross Country Flight

Kip Laurie submitted a great write-up about completing his 30-year dream of flying his own aircraft, Waiex 82, across the USA, from East Coast to West Coast in May of 2011.

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Waiex 56, Michael Farley's 2012 Trip to AirVenture Oshkosh

Michael Farley submitted a write-up about his 2012 trip to AirVenture Oshkosh for the first time in his newly built Waiex. 

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