April 2005 Issue
Soaring With Sonex
Designer John Monnett returns to the motorglider scene with the two-place Xenos.
A little yellow slot car with wings. That's how one visitor to Sonex engineer Pete Buck's hangar described the company's Xenos motorglider. That's a strange thing to say about an airplane with a 45-foot winspan and a length of 19 feet 9 inches. But on closer inspection (and following a flight in the new design). I think that visitor may well have captured its spirit.
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