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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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Gary Goertzen posted a discussion

CH-801 For Sale

FOR SALE • CH-801, Started in 2000, certified in 2014, $59,000 USD 50 TTAF, Lycoming 0-360, 248 TTSN c/w engine log. Aircraft is currently flying. V/G's on wings and tail, extended 60 gal fuel. VFR panel, com radio, transponder, would consider…See More
11 hours ago
Aumie Devoll posted a status
"Sport pilot training today and two transitions. One instrument."
11 hours ago
Normand Lambert posted a status
"Jan 23rd,2017. Assembled my new 20 Ton press and tried it !!! Worked like a charm !!!"
20 hours ago
Chris Boultinghouse posted a blog post

Fin riveted!

I have another riveted assembly to check off the list for my Cruzer. :)…See More
20 hours ago
Normand Lambert posted photos
20 hours ago
David Olson posted a discussion

zodiak 650 B dimensions

I am picking up a kit with the fulselage built and canopy already in place. For pick up at the factory I need total !length of the fuselage and toal height of fuselage WITH canopy attached. Do not know if I need a trailer or larger rental truck.…See More
21 hours ago
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a photo
21 hours ago
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"The flaperons are harder than they look on paper. The riveting scheme is also hard. Why didn't Santa bring me a band saw and a strap duplica"
21 hours ago
Gil DeVault posted a status
"Installed the main gear. and my 0-235 C engine mount fits great."
Gil DeVault posted photos
Aumie Devoll posted a status
"Aumie's CH601XLI has 2800 student hours on it. It has a few student battle scars on it and still fly's hard and fast. Transition and primary"
Gary Welch posted a discussion

Ever wondered whats inside a Facet Cube Pump?

Since my Facet 40106 had a case of infant mortality I decided to try and open it up and see what was inside the cube. The simplicity of the pump was quite surprising. It's nothing but a wire coil around an inline piston. There's one large spring,…See More
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"Assembled and drilled the left side flaperon structures."
Normand Lambert posted a status
"Jan 21st,2017.Bought a 20 ton press...Assembly required."
Samuel McNair posted a photo

Orignal N733YD panel

This is the VFR panel that was installed when I bought N733YD the builder's pride and patriotism are obvious.
Samuel McNair posted photos
Gil DeVault posted photos
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"*Solved the pesky rivet problem at the top of the rudder hinge. Assembled and drilled right side flaperon structure."
David Farlow posted a photo

Right Main Upper Bearing Shapping Complete

Completed shaping the right main upper bearing.
David Farlow posted photos

New from Zenith:

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.

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Zenith transition training

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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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