Sunday, August 9, 2009

EAA AirVenture 09: Sonex's NEW Jet

Photo courtesy of Adam Badger (SubSonex)
On Sunday, July 26, 2009 at EAA AirVenture 2009 Sonex Aircraft founder, owner, and president John Monnett unveiled a new aircraft which is a single-place jet called the SubSonex. The jet is powered by a modified version of a turbine used to power radio-controlled aircraft.

SubSonex Specifications
Engine: 170-200 pound thrust Turbine
Empty Weight: 330 pounds
Maximum Gross Weight Takeoff : 750 pounds
Wingspan: 18 feet
Length 15 feet 9 inches

Blogger Comments
The engine is so small on this aircraft. I saw this aircraft new the Sonex tent. I hope I can see this aircraft fly?!?!?

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