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


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Phil Smith posted a discussion

Exhaust pipe wrap

What is the general consensus of Rotax 912 ULS operators about wrapping the exhaust pipes with"automotive exhaust manifold tape" to reduce the under cowl temps... looking for ways to get rid of heat to reduce my oil temp slightly on high ambient OAT…See More
5 hours ago
Joe Donohue posted a discussion

Muffler repair or replace

I’ve found 2 cracks on my Jabiru 3300 muffler. The former owner told me he had it welded once. I haven’t checked on the price of new or repair yet. I’d like to hear from anyone in this group that has had the same issue.See More
14 hours ago
John V posted a discussion

O-235 Baffles

Anyone have a plan for baffles for a Lyc O-235 for a 750 Cruzer with the standard Z cowling?See More
Francisco Siman posted a discussion

Zenith 750 cruzer SD

 I wonder if  there is a plan from zenith to ofer a cruzer 750 SD in the near future ¿See More
Christopher Primus Ward Jr. posted photos
Tom Hankamp posted a discussion

701 horizontal/ elavator wanted

 Tom Hankamp looking to buy horizontal stabilizer an elevator for 701  Direct email  845 464 6328  texSee More
Merrill Harriman posted a discussion

CH 601 XLB flap deflection angle

I am going through my first annual with this plane and I am looking for the proper flap deflection angle. I found a reference in the AMD from July 09 (page 3-10) that states the flap range should be changed from 30 to 20 degrees. I currently have 30…See More
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Engine Progress...

...slow but sure! Hope to test run and leak check this weekend.
Don P. Shirley posted a status
"Looking to attend the Cruzer tail-build onsite in June. Had planned to attend same in April but someone put a 'bug' in my plans.."
Zenith Aero posted a video

Take-offs and Landings in the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
John Sanders posted photos
James K. Allen posted photos
James K. Allen posted a status
"Cabin has been re-joined to aft fuselage following Cortec Application. Weldments and wiring installed."
Tom Sullivan posted photos
A photo by Zenith Aero was featured

Live Online Virtual Workshop Class

We're now live this morning with our second virtual Zenith workshop class! Watch the event in real-time on YouTube Live or Facebook Live.Watch the virtual Zenith workshop #2 live now:…
Geoff Klestadt posted a discussion

Sound deadening.

After a lot of reading and three engine ground runs, I’m applying some sound deadening to the aircraft.It’s noisy even with my Bose headset. I’ve applied Dynamat super light to the lower firewall which is all I can reach. I plan on putting patches…See More
Tom Sullivan posted a status
"A/W Cert. issued today after 6 yrs. Thanks to all for your thoughts, hints, and ideas."
Christopher Primus Ward Jr. posted photos
dschmaz posted a status
"What are you using for Adhesive/Sealant for the Rubber around the Windscreen?"
Nelson Orta posted a discussion

Pre buy inspector

Can anyone recommend someone to perform a pre buy inspection near Galveston Texas?See More
May 18

Blog Posts

Rudder Skeleton

Posted by Keith Thomas on May 5, 2020 at 12:21pm 1 Comment

1000 hours on my 2007 601-B

Posted by Mark Ertz on May 3, 2020 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

Angle of incidents?

Posted by Mark Ertz on May 3, 2020 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

Rudder Parts

Posted by Keith Thomas on April 30, 2020 at 2:03pm 1 Comment

100 hours

Posted by Mitchell Hargin on April 16, 2020 at 5:27pm 0 Comments

Online Resources for New Builders

Posted by Zenith Aero on April 16, 2020 at 11:47am 1 Comment

Change my model number

Posted by Bob Simmons on April 10, 2020 at 9:56pm 3 Comments

CH650B - W&B Datum position

Posted by Alain Dufresne on March 30, 2020 at 9:00pm 5 Comments


701 horizontal/ elavator wanted

Started by Tom Hankamp in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Jason Scholten 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

Sound deadening.

Started by Geoff Klestadt in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Ernest Christley 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

Exhaust pipe wrap

Started by Phil Smith in Rotax Engine Forum 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Zenith 750 cruzer SD

Started by Francisco Siman in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Jonathan Fay 13 hours ago. 1 Reply

Muffler repair or replace

Started by Joe Donohue in Jabiru Engine Forum 14 hours ago. 0 Replies


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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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