Total OneX Build Time: 866.0 hours
  • Parts Arrived

    At last! Two and a half months after ordering this kit, all the parts arrived. Just in time too. To complete this horizontal stabilizer, I need the horn (black piece in second picture) which was one of the backordered items that just arrived. You can see that I riveted it...
  • Horizontal Tail

    On Friday I did a flight for FlyOtto to Montrose Colorodo. The couple wanted to go to Telluride, which is a convenient airport nestled into the mountains minutes away from the ski resort, but it was closed due to bad weather. Montrose is the closest airport, an hour drive north...
  • Oh It's a Plane

    “Oh. It’s starting to look like an airplane.” That what people said when they walked into my shop today. And by the end of the day I finished the the vertical tail. (whew) See the first pic. Welding the spars and the ribs was uneventful. That vertical tail tip though…...
  • Pinpointed Peers

    Finally I connected with fellow Sonex builders in the Phoenix area, John and Dennis. John built the full size Sonex and seems to have a reputation in the valley. He invited me to see his bird on Saturday, and put me in contact with Dennis. Dennis is building a OneX...
  • Got Hardware?

    It’s been over a week! I had a nice visit with my aunt and uncle last week, and then my wife and I got started on taxes. But I’m back on the plane. The hardware arrived yesterday. It came in these nice trays and a rack that you can see...