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


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 for the official Zenith Aircraft website.


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Jan Eggenfellner posted a video

Talks with Viking - Part 6 - Common Questions and Sit Down Chat

Going over some common questions we get and just an informal chat. The other Talks with Viking Can be found in the Playlist.
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
P. Richards posted photos
Derrick posted a discussion

Canadian registered Zeniths

Looking to purchase a Canadian registered Zenith 750 cruiser or 650/601. Please PM  See More
Michael radtke posted a blog post

eaa airventure zenith kit construction

hi zenith,     at eaa airventure this year what will you be assembling at the dailyhomebuilders workshop? zenith cruzer wings would be awesome!see you there!See More
John Burns posted discussions
A photo by Maik Rolle was featured

Zenith CH 601 XL-B

Rotax-powered Zenith CH 601 XL-B
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Two Paralyzed Pilots Fly Over Linville Falls: A Story of Overcoming Adversity

Join me on my flight with Johnny Ragland, a local sport pilot who also happens to be paraplegic. We fly to the mountains and over Linville Falls in North Carolina while I talk about how we met and the challenges we've had to overcome to become…
Ronald Kline posted a discussion

Want to buy

Looking for good Dynon AP 74 controllerRonSee More
Zenith Aero updated an event

30th anniversary Zenith Aircraft HOMECOMING and fly-in at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 16, 2022 to September 17, 2022
SAVE THE DATE and MAKE PLANS SOON TO JOIN US FOR OUR 30th ANNIVERSARY 2022 ZENITH HOMECOMING AND FLY-IN: September 16 & 17, 2022, in Mexico MissouriTwo full days of activities and fun! Seminars, flying activities and lots of camaraderie, as we…See More
RandyC posted a discussion

Zenith 701 Jabiru 3300 prop options.

Hey Guys,Anyone here have a 701/3300 that can suggest a really good or proven prop for it?Thinking of replacing my prop in the future and would like to hear what everyone is using.See More
Zenith Aero posted a photo

"Fly In to Summer"

16-year old Sylvia Jestice flew in (more than two hours cross-country) from Arkansas to attend the "Zenith Fly-In to Summer" Open House in her STOL CH 701, the same airplane that she learned to fly in and soloed on her 16th birthday earlier this…
Mike Holder posted a discussion

Wanted- Propeller for my Lycoming

I am ready to purchase a propeller, but before I purchase a new one I thought I would see if anyone had one they no longer needed or weren't using.I have the SEA-2 hub on my O-235 C2C. Almost all the parts are back from Oklahoma so assembly will…See More
Jun 19
Zenith Aero posted a video

Scenes from the 2022 Zenith Aircraft "Fly-In to Summer" Open House and Fly-In

Wonderful people, great planes and awesome weather. Thanks to everyone who visited and participated! What a great day we had hosting the Zenith "Fly-In to Su...
Jun 19
Joe Hopwood posted a status
"Flew 37 minutes and practiced using the glide slope feature of Dynon Skyview to any airport."
Jun 18
Joe Donohue posted photos
Jun 18
Victor Menkal posted a discussion


Catto custom built prop for Zenith STOL.   Get the legendary Catto prop for less than a warp drive with same options.Like new condition, no dings or scratches.  4 hours TTSN Please see eBay listing 225041457321Specifications3-Bladed Glass/Carbon…See More
Jun 17
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

First Flight: Corvair Cruzer

"My Corvair Cruzer first flight was extremely successful and it flew hands off no trim." Zenith Cruzer - Tuk Tuk Toucan - First Flight at Buckingham Airpark FL 59 in Ft Myers, FL Thanks to many individuals, advisors and vendor partners who helped…
Jun 17
Zenith Aero posted a photo

First flight! Corvair Cruzer

Join us in congratulating Ramesh for his successful first flight of the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer aircraft that built! "My Corvair Cruzer first flight was extremely successful and it flew hands off!" Ramesh not only built the airplane (from a kit) but…
Jun 17


About Viking Aircraft Engines Video 6

Started by Jan Eggenfellner in Viking Forum yesterday. 0 Replies

195HP Viking engine with gearbox

Started by Michael W Mallock in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Michael W Mallock yesterday. 4 Replies


Started by Victor Menkal in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Victor Menkal yesterday. 2 Replies

ULPower 350iS - Fuel pump

Started by Greg Booker in UL Power Forum. Last reply by David R Ferrell yesterday. 1 Reply


New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith

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

Builder & Pilot Supplies:

How to videos from

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 for the latest DVD titles.

Aircraft Insurance:


West Coast USA:

Pro Builder Assistance:


Transition training:

Golden Eagle Aviation

Pianosa Flying Farm

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...


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Member Rules

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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