Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris Heintz / Zenair light airplane designs).

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Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Remembering Chris Heintz

Read the homage to a man and his dream, and illustrated biography of designer Chris Heintz's professional life.

 

Welcome Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers!

Welcome to the Zenith and Zenair builders and flyers online community. Zenith.Aero is for and about Zenith aircraft builders and flyers. We invite you to explore and to share your own information... See www.zenithair.net for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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Tony Harnett posted a video

Drone Footage Landing 2022-08-01

Some boys at Greenbank caught my landing with their drone ... pretty cool!
6 hours ago
Scott Miller posted a discussion

Fuel System Options

1.  Has anyone with a UL Power engine used any other fuel system parts other than what Wicks sells? (i.e. Fuel pumps, fuel filters, etc.)2.  Regarding the parts, I know that UL does not "manufacture" these parts, but I am wondering what the source…See More
16 hours ago
A blog post by John DiMattei was featured

Airventure 2022 Building a Zenith Cruzer in a 1 Car Garage

Hi All,This is the link to my presentation given at Airventure 2022 "Building a Zenith Cruzer in a One Car Garage".Thanks to Sebastien and Zenith for their support and also to those who attended the presentation. I hope to do it again next year.John…See More
20 hours ago
Chris Elliott posted photos
Monday
Joel L Thompson posted a discussion

I am interested in your experience with the Jabiru 3300 Gen 4

Hi all,I am considering installing a new Jabiru 3300 Gen 4 in a CH650.  Any experience you can share regarding the Jabiru 3300 Gen 4 is greatly appreciated.  Your thoughts on this engine vs. a UL Power 350 iS is also appreciated.I guess my real…See More
Sunday
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Floats leaving the hangar...going South

Time for someone else to enjoy these well crafted and proofed amphib floats. I got three short seasons on them with Sky Turtle and they are going to CT to be mounted on a Legend Cub Would have kept them if they would have worked with the new project.
Saturday
Jack E Martin posted a discussion

Rotax CHT Sensor replacement

I find that Rotax 912ULS CHT Sensors, part 965531, cost $195 each. Has anyone found a more economical replacement?See More
Saturday
John DiMattei posted a blog post

Airventure 2022 Building a Zenith Cruzer in a 1 Car Garage

Hi All,This is the link to my presentation given at Airventure 2022 "Building a Zenith Cruzer in a One Car Garage".Thanks to Sebastien and Zenith for their support and also to those who attended the presentation. I hope to do it again next year.John…See More
Friday
Carlos Sa posted a photo

throttle arm x set idle screw

Throttle end piece hits the idle set screw before the throttle arm reaches the full throttle position.The arm extender is not an option as this is a dual-throttle configuration.
Friday
Zenith Aero updated an event
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Zenith Factory Workshop: September 14 & 15 - FULL at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 14, 2022 at 9am to September 15, 2022 at 3pm
This workshop class is at FULL capacity.Zenith Aircraft Hands-On WorkshopWe invite you to join us at our September 2022 factory workshop to gain hands-on experience in building your own Zenith aircraft kit! This workshop event is held right before…See More
Aug 4
Joe ensminger posted a discussion

WANTED: Propeller

I am in the market for a prop for my O-320.O-320 Flange, 6 bolt, 3/8 Bolts.Please let me know what you have. Thank you. -JoeSee More
Aug 4
Stephen Aupperle posted a photo

Oshkosh 750 Stol Display

Oshkosh 2022 Zenith CH750 Stol with Viking 150HP on display
Aug 1
Joe Hopwood posted a status
"Got a good start on replacing lap/shoulder harness with 5-point."
Jul 31
Carlos Sa posted a discussion

interference: throttle cable and idle screw

Hello,I posted this on the jabcamit forum, but thought I'd post here too, just in case...I'm installing a 4th gen 3300 on a CH601-HD.Question regarding throttle cable: in my case, the cable end is interfering with the idle screw.Is this normal? I…See More
Jul 31
A photo by Daniel Niendorff was featured
Jul 31
Glen Bradley posted photos
Jul 30
James Neirinck posted a discussion

APEX with Skytrax GB Installed

Installed the completed and painted engine mount, dropped in the Apex engine, and finished install of the Skytrax gearbox.  Oil system install next as well as air intake and header exhaust. See More
Jul 30
James Parent posted a discussion

Any one recognize these floats?

Try finding info on them but doesn't seem to be much.ThanksSee More
Jul 28
RandyC posted a discussion

Results of the High temps

We read all about the high temps experienced by many people on the Jabiru 3300.What are the results and engine damage from these high temps, CHT and EGT ?See More
Jul 27
Herb Stanley posted a discussion

BRS-6

I have a BRS 6 Model 1350 chute and harness that was removed from a 601XLS. The repack date on the chute is 11/21. Asking $1000 for it all.See More
Jul 27
 
 
 

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Custom Instrument Panels
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Custom instrument panels are now available directly from Zenith Aircraft Company exclusively for Zenith builders and owners. Pre-cut panel, Dynon and Garmin avionics, and more.


Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits


Zenith Apparel from EAA:


Zenair Floats


Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz


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Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by a builder) these videos on DVD are a great help in building your own kit plane by providing practical hands-on construction information. Visit HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

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Since this is an online community, there are a few rules that need to be followed.  We'll try to keep the rules as simple as possible and to a bare minimum and we'll change and update them as required.

RULE#1:  You'll need to use your real name, and be an actual builder, owner or flyer of a Zenith aircraft.  This site is an online…
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