SonexFlight is a monthly podcast where we talk all things related to the Sonex line of kit-build aircraft. Each show we interview a different Sonex builder or pilot and discuss technical topics, tips and tricks, flying adventures, news and current events.

 


 

Episode 1 - "Why a Sonex?"

August 2016

In this episode we speak with a current Sonex builder and discuss his project, and find out why he chose the Sonex. In the forum news we discuss our favorite plans features and mods, discuss the Factory Waiex crash near Fond du Lac airport and the NTSB report on the Tom Huebbe fatal accident in 2014.

Guest:

Jonathan Wolfe: currently building Sonex #1697 in Kansas City, Missouri. Jonathan is a mechanical engineer working as Director of Engineering at a major tube mill serving the steel industry. He has been a private pilot since 1996, and has previously built and flown a Kolb Firefly.

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Show Notes

8th Annual Northeast Sonex Fly-In (Posted by Mike Smith)
Dillant-Hopkins Airport (EEN) Keene, New Hampshire
Saturday, September 10, 2016, with a rain date of September 11, 2016
sites.google.com/site/northeastsonexflyin
www.sonexbuilders.net/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=3152

Factory Waiex accident:
sonexbuilders.net/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3111

Huebbe accident:
sonexbuilders.net/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=1518

Best Features or Mods discussion:
sonexbuilders.net/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3114

Jonathan Wolf's Sonex Project:

 


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