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

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These Zenair-branded 3-way wingtip-mounted LED lights from AeroLED are the brightest and highest quality LED lights available on the market today. Available at a great price exclusively for Zenith builders and owners.

 

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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.com for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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Richard Kurlinski posted a discussion

Multiple items for sale

I have many items for sale.  Local pick up is my first choice but if I have to ship, buyer pays actual shipping cost.Zenith 650 Corvair mount.  New, unused.  $500.00…See More
1 hour ago
Van Cole posted a photo

Fuel lines

Trying make the connection between the UL fuel pump manifold and the gas colator. Since they are two different sizes I am at a lost as to how to make that connection without a lot of plumbing and fitting If anyone has a suggestion of information on…
4 hours ago
Ralph Powell posted a discussion

Front Seal Replacement

I am working on the ramp 7 flight hours from my hanger/shop. Have an irritating oil leak from my front seal (350i) and am scheming to replace the seal. Have a new seal on hand and have down time due to weather. The biggest challenge appears to be…See More
6 hours ago
geo. keyes, jr. posted a discussion

Craftsman / GE Air Compressor - Cannot read the Motor Start Capacitor Info (MFD, microfarads)

hello Builders,Recently the Starting Capacitor blew on my dear old air compressor.  unfortunately, the Capacitor, Mepco/Electra, used a ‘paper’ specification label, and it has been mostly worn off.After calling TEMCO, I have been informed that…See More
8 hours ago
Mark Moore posted a video

A Moment In Time

I was fed up with all this Virus Stuff and had to get airborne to clear my head.So spent some time flying around at 8000 feet in the clouds and put it to mus...
10 hours ago
Rob Thompson posted a discussion

Parking outside in the weather

I have searched through the forums but haven't found much on this.....If there is already a topic with this subject I would be very happy if someone can point me to it.I am having real problems getting affordable hangar space, Sydney, like many…See More
yesterday
Jason R posted a status
"Got the flapperon arms matched to the rear ribs for the right wing... every step is good as long as it is forward :)"
yesterday
Phil Cook posted a discussion

Low Cruise Temps

Winter time in Michigan. Yesterday I took a flight in my Cruzer (Viking 130) and it was 21 degs F at 2500'. During cruise (4800 RPM, 105 kias) the water temp decreased (from the higher climb temp) to 146 degs and the 'oil' (gearbox) temp settled at…See More
Sunday
Bill Bear posted photos
Sunday
David Krakowsky posted a discussion

Home built help DVD’s 601/650

I have a set of  601/650 Homebuilthelp.com DVD’s, all original, not copies.Fuselage part 1, disk 1 and 2Fuselage Part 2, disk 1 and 2 Fuselage part 3, disk 1 and 2Wing construction disk 1 and 2, disk 1 doesn’t work on my Mac, may work for you or you…See More
Saturday
Bob Dennis posted a discussion

Cruzer Instrument panel

Are there any AutoCad files out there for the Cruzer instrument panel?See More
Friday
Keith Thomas posted photos
Thursday
Richard Jones posted a discussion
Thursday
Bill posted a discussion

Experience

As anybody at all experience a prop strike at all with a jab 3300a? Last post didn't get any answers for my problem but wondered if anyone else has!See More
Thursday
Allan Gratia posted a discussion

DAR cost

Just got a quote from a San Antonio area DAR for an Airworthiness Inspection.  $1000 flat rate.  Is that the going rate, as this seems expensive from what I've heard in the past?Will someone please recommend a reasonable DAR in our area (San…See More
Jan 20
A photo by Ian Sowman was featured

Zenith CH 601

Haven't posted for a couple of years. Still flying and enjoying it. Relocated to new airfield with a great Aero club, Built a new home for ZOD and painted Spitfire on the doors, cool. Pic shows new (2006) toy painted same as the plane..coincidence.
Jan 19
A photo by Robert Shoukry was featured

Yamaha Apex Meets Zenith 750 STOL

Yes,,, this Zenith 750 STOL has a Yamaha APEX 150hp, fuel injected engine on it and she is going to the paint shop this week for a professional job. She has a modern glass pannel, carbon fiber accents,,,, and the list goes on,,, more pictures coming…
Jan 19
Keith Thomas posted photos
Jan 19
Nico Pereira posted photos
Jan 18
Robert Shoukry posted a photo

Yamaha Apex Meets Zenith 750 STOL

Yes,,, this Zenith 750 STOL has a Yamaha APEX 150hp, fuel injected engine on it and she is going to the paint shop this week for a professional job. She has a modern glass pannel, carbon fiber accents,,,, and the list goes on,,, more pictures coming…
Jan 18
 
 
 

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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, power distribution panel, Approach Fast Stack harnesses, 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 HomebuiltHELP.com

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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Transition training:

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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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