Welcome to Adrian,s Sonex page.
My Sonex has found a new home at Cessnock airfield so time to dream about the next project.
The completed Sonex , The Onex , The Hummelbird.
The man himself John Monnett the creator of the Sonex and founder of the Sonex company with his wife Betty. They visited Australia
from Oshkosh in Wisconsin and took time out of their busy schedule to have lunch with a group of Australian builders.Second photo is
John and Lynne Jarvis who built the first Sonex in Australia featured at the bottom of this page. Last is the finished article with my valuable helper.
The Plans and the in-workshop entertainment.
I built the power supply about 10 years ago and have not quite finished it. It is a 13.8v 10 amp continuous supply.
The transceiver is a Yaesu FT-817 UHF, VHF and HF plus a general coverage receiver.
To the right is a Microair air band transceiver which will be going in the Sonex , So might the Yaesu I have not decided yet.
OziExplorer running on a HP 5550 and a Garman GPS 10 Bluetooth Receiver.
The cover on my ever growing Service Manual with all my schematics wiring diagrams and explanations.
Steve's Sonerai the predecessor to the Sonex, The WardAir trainer and my most enthusiastic passenger.
Orange Aviation's Brand New J160 Jabiru with yours truely at the controls , Tail wheel endorsement completed.
An aerial view of Bathurst township
The view from the pilot's seat in the Jab and a view from the co pilot's seat in the Cessna on final at Bathurst, taken by my granddaughter.
The Sonex the Jabiru 6 cyl engine and the Sonex all glass dash.
The blue Sonex built by Lynn Jarvis has won best overall aircraft at Natfly for the past 3 years running.