John R. Murphy's SubSonex

My JSX-2 SubSonex was completed in November 2015 after 22 months of building, and it is the 3rd customer-built SubSonex to fly. Sonex delivered the first seven kits in February 2015.

Many thanks to the Sonex crew; John, Mark, Kerry, Jason, Levi, and Jake for all the support. I am sure Jeremy Monnett would have been very proud to see these kits completed and flown. Continue reading "John R. Murphy's SubSonex"

SubSonex Personal Jet Now More Affordable

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Sonex Aircraft, LLC has a new sales strategy for the SubSonex Personal Jet, with a drastically reduced airframe price to put this unparalleled aircraft into the hands of more pilots. The SubSonex is now available in separate purchases of airframe, PBS TJ-100 engine, optional BRS parachute recovery system, and other optional accessories.

The SubSonex airframe is available as an E/AB-compliant Quick Build kit package for $42,000. The very complete airframe kit only needs engine, avionics, upholstery and finishing materials in-order to fly. With engine, the package is $97,000, and customers can split those costs over the span of the aircraft's build time. Continue reading "SubSonex Personal Jet Now More Affordable"

SubSonex Personal Jet Now More Affordable

SubSonex Jet

Sonex Aircraft announced a new sales strategy for the SubSonex Personal Jet, with a drastically reduced airframe price to put this unparalleled aircraft into the hands of more pilots. The SubSonex package is now available in separate purchases of Airframe, PBS TJ-100 engine, optional BRS package, and other optional accessories. The SubSonex airframe is available as an EAB-compliant Quick Build kit package for $42,000. The very-complete airframe kit only needs engine, avionics, upholstery and finishing materials in-order to fly, offering a "Sub-100 SubSonex" kit plus engine package for $97,000, and allowing customers to split those costs over the span of the aircraft’s build time. Continue reading "SubSonex Personal Jet Now More Affordable"

Kitplanes Flies the Subsonex!

Paul Dye and Bob Carlton
Paul Dye and Bob Carlton

Sonex Aircraft LLC gave Kitplanes Editor in Chief Paul Dye the opportunity to be the first independent pilot to fly and evaluate the Subsonex JSX-2 personal jet yesterday. The flight in the single-seat jet followed previous training and rating in the BonusJet sailplane operated for transition training purposes by airshow pilot Bob Carlton of Desert Aerospace in Moriarty, NM. Preparations for the Subsonex flight included special high-drag approaches in the Bonusjet, and the flight in the Subsonex followed immediately afterward. Continue reading "Kitplanes Flies the Subsonex!"