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


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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.

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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Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Just about 8 hours on the hobbs meter, plane flies great! Did some slow flight and near stall flight. Still amazed by the visibility."
9 hours ago
Clint L Gosch posted photos
9 hours ago
Perry delano posted a photo
14 hours ago
Mark Baenen posted a discussion

Rattle can airplane?

Is there a name for drilled out rivets / rivet studs / fasteners that end up trapped in inaccessible areas like wings / horizontal stabilizer / control surfaces and rattle around when you taxi?(I just started taxiing and discovered some rattles,…See More
15 hours ago
Joe Scheibinger posted a discussion

WANTED - Firewall Forward, Instruments

I am planning on purchasing a firewall forward package including engine for my Zenith 750 within the next 5 months. I am also looking for instruments, radios, anything that goes on the panel that doesn't come with the kit. I have lots of time so to…See More
20 hours ago
Fred Williams posted a discussion

Header tank

Does anyone have a 350 is set up with a header tank?  During my early testing of 515ZC I had a forced landing secondary to fuel starvation from one tank.  I have not been able to calibrate any less than 4 gallons until the float comes off the bottom…See More
Kevin Powell posted a discussion

Mission Accomplished! Successful visit to Zenith Aircraft for Demo Flights

(12/10/2018)  Brought my wife to Mexico, Missouri for a demonstration ride in a 750 Cruzer. We spent over 1/2 day at Zenith Aircraft factory today talking with Roger and Steve about making the decision on the 750 STOL versus 750 Cruzer.  Got demo…See More
Karl Marullo posted a discussion


I currently have all the aluminum needed to build complete airframe for the ch 750.22 sheets in all of various sizes needed for the build. All sheets are new with PVC film protection still in place. I also have the longeron extrusions needed for the…See More
Jan Eggenfellner posted discussions
Zenith Aero posted a blog post

Zenith at Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2019

Following up on the success the past couple of years with Zenith hands-on workshops at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation…See More
Russell Johnson posted a photo
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

November 2018 Zenith factory workshop

November 2018 Zenith factory workshop. Zenith Aircraft Company's factory workshops are popular with sport aviation enthusiasts, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in building their own Zenith Aircraft kit plane.…
Mark Gravatt posted a discussion

So, I am officially requesting to change my goal from 650 to 750.

So here goes.With my move to Arizona 3 years ago, I started thinking about the CH650B that I had bought plans for, and contemplating what my new missions would look like.There are many back country and dirt strips, As I get older, I want to ensure…See More
Tom Mills posted a discussion


LOOKING FOR INFO, PICTURES, AILERONS, AILERON DIMENSIONS ,wing envelope, PARTS, ENGINES? I am restoring one of the originals. C-IEXB. 2seat 2engine trainer. The aileron profile looks similar to the CH 701 of which l have built two, so that seems…See More
Perry delano posted photos
Guy RUBIO posted photos
Steve Kemnitzer posted discussions
Andrew posted a discussion

Does amyone still fly 601 hd??

Seems like the company had dumped us older flyers as we try to upgrade.Ive been trying for months to write emails to zenith about upgrading 601hd main gear to the newer leaf spring.I get no responce. Nothing.See More
Jon Humberd posted a discussion

Prop pitch setting sweet spot?

I have a 3-blade whirlwind ground adjustable prop on my ULPower 350iS/701 Sky Jeep.I started with a fairly steep prop pitch and have been gradually backing it off with less pitch. It “feels right” at this prop pitch setting and will climbout pretty…See More


Zenith 750 Scrap

Started by Steve Kemnitzer in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Jerry Griego 7 hours ago. 8 Replies

Header tank

Started by Fred Williams in UL Power Forum. Last reply by David J. Beaulieu 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

Nose forks

Started by David J. Beaulieu in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by David J. Beaulieu 10 hours ago. 5 Replies


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.

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

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

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How to videos from

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 for the latest DVD titles.


Zenith transition and Sport Pilot training:

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

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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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