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Todd Scruton posted a photo

KT76A to Dynon encoder module

Well after all the guests left from thanksgiving feasting I put together my transponder wiring. At least I accomplished something today.
6 hours ago
ronald zielke posted photos
8 hours ago
Rebecca Riley is now a member of Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers
9 hours ago
William Campbell posted a discussion

Vortex generators on a 601XL

Has anyone used VG"S on their 601.If they have, could you comment on your experience with them.See More
13 hours ago
Matt Archer posted a discussion

Jabiru Motor Mounts

Hello all.  Doing my annual.  I am thinking about changing out my motor mounts for the Jabiru.  I see that some folks have been using the Sonex mounts.  Any feedback on how they work.  Also would love to hear any tricks or techniques for changing them out.  Thinking about supporting the motor and loosing up all 4 then tilting up to do the lowers then down for the uppers.  Any feedback appreciated.See More
15 hours ago
Timothy Aanerud posted a photo

Left Wing Skeleton Riveted

My plans only left wing skeleton is now riveted. I used AD470-5 solid rivets instead of A5 pulled rivets.
Jan Eggenfellner posted photos
Greg Harris posted a blog post

More progress!

Been hard at work on things. Fine tuned the bending brake, been shooting video of my progress along with Tips & Tricks. Got a lot of channels bent up and many other parts. Check out & Subscribe to by blog at for regular updates & videos if you like. I'll keep posting certain milestones here though!See More
D Dixon posted a discussion

Narco MK-12D with mounting tray and antenna

NARCO MK-12D WITH TRAY • $900 • FOR SALE TO GOOD HOME • I HAVE A WONDERFUL working NARCO mk-12d FOR SALE. I HAVE DECIDED ON NEW RADIOS FOR MY ZENITH 750 FINISHED PROJECT AND DON'T NEED THIS RADIO. It's worth more with all that's there but will sell it to the first person with $900.00. I also have a nearly new antenna that I will toss in since I don't need it either. Thanks for looking and Please know I…See More
perry delano posted a status
"Finished Installing Gussets on 701 and started on baggage compartment. Posted pic of RAA CH-85 Cruzer Progress"
perry delano posted photos
Paul Sanders posted a photo

First time engine mounting

Big day with the engine coming out of the crate for the first time. A thing of beauty.
Gary Welch posted photos
Jeff Bailey posted a discussion

2 Pak overspray

I have been spraying my Zodiac with 2 Pak and noticed I have got some fine overspray on my canopy. Any ideas on something to remove it? I'm worried about damaging the acrylic.JeffSee More
Eric Stacey posted a status
"Squared up stabilizer. Ready to begin the skin."
Bryan Walstrom posted a status
"Happy Thanksgiving everyone this week! Looking forward to all the new posts after the upcoming long weekend! Photos! Photos! Photos!"
David McCusker posted a status
"Hey thanks everybody just wanted to put this out there the carburetors were out of sync. appreciate all the help"
Chris Harrison posted a status
"moved tools and smaller parts in the house now its getting cold outside. Its going to be below zero for the next 5 months"
David Orr posted a status
"Phase I testing, oil temps under control after adding a small exit flap under the cowling."
David Orr 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 Zenith Tees from EAA:

Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz.

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