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Sonex
Sonex
SONEX is a basic and economical all metal two place monoplane.and incorporates various light weight contemporary engines of 80 to 120 hp. The three recommended powerplants include the 2180cc AeroVee, 2200 Jabiru, and 3300 Jabiru. Outstanding performance is achieved through its clean aerodynamic shape and simple, light weight construction.

Options include a tailwheel or tricycle landing gear along with a center or dual stick.
Specifications
  Length: 5.5 m
  Wing Span: 6.7 m
  Wing Area: 9.1 sqm
  Tail Configuration: Conventional
  Tail Height (Std Gear): 1.4 m
  Tail Height (Tri-Gear): 1.87 m
  Tail Width--with tail tips: 2.3 m
  Total Width w/ Wings Folded: (interior width required for enclosed trailer) N/A
  Gear Options Taildragger / Tri-gear
  Control Options Single Center stick / Dual Stick
  Main Gear Width: 1.8 m (with wheel pants)
  Air Foil: 64-415
  Primary Structure: 6061 aluminum
  Cockpit Width: 1.016 m
  Fuel Capacity: 60 litres
  Stall Speed (full flaps): 40 mph [64 km/h]
  Stall Speed (clean): 46 mph [74 km/h]
  Max Flap Extended Speed (Vfe): 100 mph [161 km/h]
  Maneuvering Speed: 125 mph [201 km/h]
  Never Exceed Speed (Vne): 197 mph [317 km/h]
Performance 80 hp 2180 AeroVee 80 hp Jabiru 120 hp Jabiru
  Empty Weight (average) 281 kg 281 kg 281 kg
  Range 885 km 885 km 643 km
  Cruise Speed @ Sea Level 209 km/h (130 mph) 209 km/h (130 mph) 217 km/h (135 mph)
  Cruise Speed @ 8000 ft (TAS) 241 km/h (150 mph) 241 km/h (150 mph) 274 km/h (170 mph)
  Power Loading (GW/HP) 13.125 13.125 9.583
  T.O. Distance 122 m (400 ft) 122 m (400 ft) 76m (250 ft)
  Landing Distance 152 m (500 ft) 152 m (500 ft) 152 m (500 ft)
  Service Ceiling (calculated) 4877 m (16,000 ft) 4877 m (16,000 ft) 7010 m (23,000 ft)
Utility Category 80 hp 2180 AeroVee 80 hp Jabiru 120 hp Jabiru
  Gross Weight 500 kg 500 kg 500 kg
  Baggage (Max) 18 kg 18 kg 18 kg
  Useful Load 218 kg 218 kg 218 kg
  Rate of Climb 800-1000 fpm 800-1000 fpm 1200-1400 fpm
  Positive Load Factor +4.4 Gs +4.4 Gs +4.4 Gs
  Negative Load Factor -2.2 Gs -2.2 Gs -2.2 Gs
  L/D 11:01 11:01 11:01
  CG Limits 20-32% Wing Chord 20-32% Wing Chord 20-32% Wing Chord
Aerobatic Category 80 hp 2180 AeroVee 80 hp Jabiru 120 hp Jabiru
  Gross Weight 431 kg 431 kg 431 kg
  Baggage (Max) 4.5 kg 4.5 kg 4.5 kg
  Rate of Climb 1000-1250 fpm 1000-1250 fpm 2000+ fpm
  Positive Load Factor +6.0 Gs +6.0 Gs +6.0 Gs
  Negative Load Factor -3.0 Gs -3.0 Gs -3.0 Gs
  CG Limits 23-29% Wing Chord 23-29% Wing Chord 23-29% Wing Chord
Sonex Standard Gear with AeroVee 80 hp    
Base Price of Completed Sonex:            
  Prices are currently under review.  Please contact us for up to date prices and quotations.
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