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


Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Remembering Chris Heintz

Read the homage to a man and his dream, and illustrated biography of designer Chris Heintz's professional life.


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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Matt Pope posted a discussion

Experimental aircraft business practices (a rant)

I'm new to experimental aviation, so I'm not sure if what I'm about to describe is considered acceptable in this industry, but I've been buying some things to upgrade my new-to-me CH-701 and so far I'm baffled by the business practices I'm…See More
3 hours ago
Zenith Aero posted a video

Zenith Update (January 2022): Let's Go Flying!

Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz and Roger Dubbert go flying over fresh snow in central Missouri in the STOL CH 750 Super Duty, while discussing upcoming e...
17 hours ago
Kevin Purtee posted a discussion

Throttle linkage for 601/Jabiru

I've put a Lycoming on my 601 and converted to a single cable throttle system.  I'm selling the Jabiru’s two cockpit cables, the connecting bar, and the cable connecting the bar to the carb. $100.  Text me at 903-423-0054. KevinSee More
21 hours ago
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Zenith Aero posted an event

EAA Webinar: Zenith Aircraft Kits & Plans (as part of EAA Homebuilders Week) at Online

January 26, 2022 from 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Join EAA on January 24-28, 2022, during the second-annual EAA Homebuilders Week online event. Experts from the homebuilt aircraft community will…See More
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Michael Loeven posted a discussion

FS: Continental O-200

This engine was just removed from my Cessna 150. It ran almost 100 hours in the past year and gave me great reliability, but reluctantly I swapped it out for an overhauled engine because of a leaking case bolt that requires splitting the case to…See More
Jan 14
Jeffrey Moser posted photos
Jan 14
David J. Beaulieu posted a discussion

FYI...Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)

For those of us with older engines and black box ECUs...The TPS is a mechanical rheostat style unit which outputs a voltage signal to the ECU corresponding to throttle position.  It seems that over time the mechanism can develop wear in certain…See More
Jan 14
Peter Eiberger posted a photo

CH750 Cruzer Cargo Shelf

Flat cargo shelf for the rear. Storage above and below
Jan 13
Arnie Minear posted a status
"Painting yoke, jurystruts, seatbacks & mounting brackets. Built collets for my 90deg air grinder, so I can chuck up #30, #20 3/16 ,1/4""
Jan 12
Zenith Aero posted a video

Road Trip, Zenith-style - Part One

Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz and his son Calvin embark on a road trip South to Florida from the Missouri factory in their cargo van. They loaded the va...
Jan 12

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Zenith Planes For Sale 

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

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, 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.

Aircraft Insurance:


West Coast USA:

Pro Builder Assistance:


Transition training:

Golden Eagle Aviation

Pianosa Flying Farm

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

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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


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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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