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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 for the official Zenith Aircraft website.


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A new CH750 flying in Alaska

I had the pleasure yesterday to issue a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Jack Schnurr of North Pole, AK on his beautiful CH750 using the Continental C90 engine and 2 blade composite Sensenich prop. Jack did a fine job and I look forward to a ride with him when he completes his 25 hours of test flight time.Michael Heit A&P IA / DAR-TSee More
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The EAA Zenith Project: EAA staff members build Zenith CH750

Latest update from EAA staffers:"It is amazing how when you work on your project, you make progress!"
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Canadian Aviator magazine flies the STOL Zenith CH 750 with the Rotax 912iS engine

Jim Cole of Canadian Aviator magazine went flying with Roger Dubbert in the Zenith STOL CH750 powered by the 100-hp Rotax 912iS (at Sun'n fun 2014)
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"Finished 100hrly, fitted extra 12 gal tanks to wings, flew 3 hrs today in blustery thermals with the birds......."
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Anybody have trouble with Marco tires ? Just installed all 3 and 2 have slow leaks. Have not determined from where yet.
Patrick Hoyt posted a status
"Flat tire, replaced inner tube. Fried old air compressor, made mess on floor w/brake fluid. All fixed now, and have new air compressor too."
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"test fit the O-200 Stroker motor and painted I will fly off 40 hrs while I build the floats"
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Raymond Paul posted a status
"Completed the extended baggage compartment today, this brings my plans build hours total to 604hrs."
Patrick Peyruchat posted a video

Flight in route formation Zenith CH 601 UL

Flight above the Alps in route formation whith Zenith 601 UL and Skyranger. Take-off and landing on a small runway in the middle of mountains.
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Bottom skin of Left wing riveted complets
John Austin posted a discussion

CAUTION! LiFePO4 Battery Capacity!

I've had a couple of different topics recently on the Aerovoltz/Ballistic LiFePO4 batteries and also on alternator wiring connectors overheating. I just got some information from EarthX that is very interesting.What I've found out is this: While the 12-cell Aerovoltz/Ballistic (same battery - different brand names) is easily capable of starting my Jabiru 3300, it only has a capacity of maybe 3 amps. Therefore, the battery gets pulled down quickly by the starter, and the Jabiru does not produce…See More

Blog Posts

A new CH750 flying in Alaska

Posted by Michael Heit on April 18, 2014 at 1:26pm 1 Comment

CH750 CruZer Group

Posted by Stephen L Towle on April 12, 2014 at 7:34am 7 Comments

jabiru 2200 engine

Posted by derek power on April 9, 2014 at 4:09pm 1 Comment

Bending Brake

Posted by David A. Judkins on April 6, 2014 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

Cleaning Aluminum

Posted by Thomas Spickermann on April 6, 2014 at 5:34pm 3 Comments

Rotax 912iS Sport Announced

Posted by Joe Harrington on April 2, 2014 at 2:26pm 3 Comments

Tank leak test

Posted by Marty de la Motte on April 2, 2014 at 12:37am 2 Comments

Pop riveter magic

Posted by Lyndon Robert Leining on March 27, 2014 at 8:08pm 2 Comments


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