SonexFlight is a monthly podcast where we talk all things related to the Sonex line of kit-build aircraft. Each show we interview a different Sonex builder or pilot and discuss technical topics, tips and tricks, flying adventures, news and current events.
Episode 16 - “Autopilots”
February 2017We explore the situations where a builder may consider installing an autopilot is a Sonex project, even though the Sonex is thought of as a rather "sporty" airplane. We’ll dig in to the details of the popular autopilot offering from Dynon Avionics.
Guest: David Webber. David plans-built Sonex #318 from 2002-2009, a standard gear with Jabiru 3300 power. He flew that airplane for 400+ hrs before ultimately selling it to fund his latest project. David’s day-job is working for Dynon Avionics as a Product Design Engineer, and so it was a natural fit for him to install the Dynon autopilot in his airplane. Based on that experience, David developed the Dynon install kits and documentation for the Sonex.
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