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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A video by Stephen Aupperle was featured

1st Flight: Zenith CH 750

First flight of Zenith STOL CH 750 airplane with Viking 110 engine.
2 hours ago
Bob Jones posted a discussion

Float Modifications

here are some modifications I made to the Zenair 1150 Floats…See More
4 hours ago
Loren Warner posted a discussion

Tractor Configuration

Curious, any aeroMomentums flying in the tractor configuration yet?  See More
5 hours ago
David Orr posted a discussion

Main Gear Rubber Spacer Slippage Cure

I have about 250 hrs on my 701 and I've had to readjust the main landing gear rubber spacers several times, especially after a hard landing. I never had the bottom rubber spacer slip, only the top one. I added a 90 mm "L" angle bracket under the…See More
20 hours ago
David Krakowsky posted a status
"January 14, 2019 Hobbs turned 700 Flew to 2IS 75 mph ground speed westbound 140 mph ground speed eastbound"
21 hours ago
Jason R posted a status
"Feeling confused... need piano hinge for 750STOL trim tab - Roger at Zenair says 0.090 thickness, ACS doesn't carry that size...hmmm"
Joshua smith posted photos
A photo by David J. Beaulieu was featured

Front ski mounting

Started to try to figure out the skis
Todd Osborne posted a discussion

Installing nutplates

I am getting ready to install the nutplates (MS21075L3) on my lower fuselage to secure the access panel. The screws are AN525-10R7 and they start to thread easily, but them stop. It takes considerable force for them to thread all the way in, and…See More
John & Jean Kearney posted a status
"Working on finishing our hangar home here at Aero Estates Airpark in Texas. Hope to re-start building next year."
James K. Allen posted a photo

New Dining Room Furniture!

New Dining Room Furniture!
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
Marlin Bailor posted a photo

Modified swivel rivet head

Machined for close clearance.
Robert Unternaehrer posted a status
"Any suggestions for a "builder assist" program for a 650 in the Southwest USA area near Phoenix Az"
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Coolant overflow bottle

The Zenith 912 FWF kit comes with a coolant overflow bottle that looks to me like a medical irrigation bottle, but the published installation instruction (and the Homebuilt Help video) clearly depict this is the bottle to be used. This bottle…See More
Carlos Sa posted a discussion

"washer - engine mount spacer"

The installation manual (with the Jabiru USA logo on the opening page) shows a "washer - engine mount spacer" on page 12/However, I can't locate a reference in the text that says where this part goes.The schematics do not show this part.The…See More
Carlos Sa posted photos
Jan 9
Alain Dufresne posted photos
Jan 8
Stephen Aupperle posted a blog post

First Flight - N579SA

The weather in Michigan finally cooperated and I was able to make my first flight on 1/6/19.Steve Aupperle…See More
Jan 8
Jared G Brown posted a discussion

New Parts (Lycoming) (Warp Drive) Mags

New 3 Blade High HP Warp Drive Prop 68" SAE@ High HP Hub and spinner. $800New Vans Aircraft Lycoming Airbox with Cowling $150New Slick Magnetos 4370 and 4347 $1800New Unison Slick Ingnition Harness $300New Lycoming o-235 Crossover exhaust- No…See More
Jan 8

New from Zenith:

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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


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

Builder & Pilot Supplies:

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:

Quality Sport Planes
Cloverdale, California:

Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

Building and Pilot Supplies

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!


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Member Rules

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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