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


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Flying adventures in Zenith STOL aircraft on DVD!

Super-bright LED lights for your Zenith:

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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25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017


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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Wesley Elliott posted a discussion

Bent landing gear

Looking at purchasing a zenith 701 that has a bend landing gear on the right side. So the right wing hangs down a little while on the ground. Does anyone know what the cost would be to fix the gear? Would I need to buy two new gears or just remove…See More
5 hours ago
Normand Lambert posted a photo

CH701sp - Back in the shade.

Saturday called for 30C weather so I decided to go for a flight early morning... 1 hour 15 minutes of playing in the skies was so nice. Engine package performed flawlessly. Was treated to seeing an Ecureuil chopper landing back at the airport. Nice…
7 hours ago
Normand Lambert posted a status
"Septembre 23rd,2017. 1hour15minutes flight over St-Laurence waterway... So nice. Enjoyed racing boaters and looking up scenery."
7 hours ago
Zenith.Aero posted a photo

2017 Open Hangar Days and Fly-In

Thanks to all who visited and participated at the Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days and Fly-In!Check out the many great photos of the two full days of activities:
9 hours ago
Gil DeVault posted a status
"Picked up this beauty over the weekend"
12 hours ago
Gil DeVault posted photos
12 hours ago
Gary Motley posted a status
"It’s official! I received the airworthiness certificate today for my Zenith CruZer."
Gary Motley posted a photo

Airworthiness: Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

"It’s official! I received the airworthiness certificate today for my Zenith CruZer."
Paul Sanders posted a status
"Finally got to take my plane up for her first flight, mostly uneventful except that I’m only getting 5400 rpm at full throttle on the Rotax."
Paul Sanders posted a video

First Flight In My Zenith STOL 750

Seven years in the building, I did my first flight today.
Dan Pohle posted a discussion

Autoflight PSRU

AUTOFLIGHT PSRU UNITS • WANTED TO BUY • Autoflight PRSU units. Any condition. Dan Pohle Phone 812-767-3545 • Contact …See More
Damon Brantley posted a blog post

Centering little hole over big hole

While working on the center spar I had needed to attach the doublers. The problem is that the body of the centerspar had  1/4 inch holes already drilled into them, but the doublers only had 3/32 starter holes. It is no problem drilling out the first…See More
John Marzulli posted a video

Kids Love Flying

Taking my 5yo daughter for a flight of steep turns.
Joe DeKeyrel posted photos
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"First fit of the wings today!"
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Stan Cooper posted a photo

San Francisco from Lands End

September 22, 2017, photo of downtown San Francisco from my AMD 601XLi-B at 2,000 feet just beyond Land's End looking east. Crissy Field is center left, the western span of the Bay Bridge is at top left, and Oakland across the bay at the top. The…
Bart mcCoy posted a status
"Working out of town and no time for my project. Hope to get back at this soon."
Douglas Kupersmith posted a video

First Engine Run

First run of my ULPower 350iS engine.
James R Strong II might attend Zenith.Aero's event

25th anniversary OPEN HANGAR DAYS and builder fly-in gathering at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 22, 2017 to September 23, 2017
Join us for the 25th anniversary Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAYS and Builder Fly-In at the Zenith kit factory in Mexico, Missouri.This will be our 26th…See More


Bent landing gear

Started by Wesley Elliott in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Parting out 701

Started by Roger Wibbels in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Greg wilson 8 hours ago. 86 Replies

Zenith 701 for sale

Started by Wes dees in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Greg wilson 8 hours ago. 1 Reply


New from Zenith:

25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017

Weather Maps

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.

New Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

New 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:

Zenith transition training

and Sport Pilot:

Quality Sport Planes
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For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

How-To Videos from

Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by an actual 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.


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