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.


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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Robert M posted discussions
3 hours ago
Zenith Aero posted a photo

Zenith shirts from EAA

Check out the new Zenith t-shirts from EAA. Buy them from Zenith Aircraft, pick them at the EAA Wearhouse at Oshkosh AirVenture 2019, or order online from the EAA store: Members receive a discount and all proceeds support EAA's educational…
20 hours ago
Eugene Shtirlits posted discussions
David J. Beaulieu posted a discussion


FYI,  UL mufflers (at least for the 350iS) now come from the factory with a reinforcing gusset to the exhaust pipe flange.  I repaired my original (which had cracked), but ordered a new one in the event of future cracking/needed replacement.  Likely…See More
Bryan Walstrom posted a discussion

Corvair 1967 RH Machined to 3.0L at Sport Performance

   Hey everyone. With so many "OTHER" projects going on at the moment I have decided to go ahead and sell my 1967 RH Corvair engine which I pulled myself from an AUTOMATIC 4 door Corvair a few years ago. It was torn down at the Barnwell SC college…See More
Rob A posted a discussion

Panel cover film

Hello,What's a good material and source for a covering film for the instrument panel and centre console. I know some have use a carbonfibre cover. I was thinking maybe just grey. Does it hold up in the heat and sun exposure over time?thanks,See More
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
George Burns posted a discussion

Turbo questions

I would just like to hear any and all opinions about going with a turbo system in order to get to a HP requirement I need for my chosen Zenith version (CH 640). Now, before you throw on your negative nancy glasses, realize that the Sling 4, a…See More
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Checked for fuel leaks, EIS and filled wing tanks. Safety wired rudder cables, front axle, and nose gear block. Torque checked bolts."
Sebastien Heintz posted a video

Zenith Aircraft at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2019 Preview Video

Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz and Roger Dubbert go flying in the STOL CH 750 to discuss the upcoming EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2019 fly-in, activities and ...
Kenneth Stapleton posted photos
Scott Gallant posted a status
"To the Cruzer builders out here. Where are you running or going to run the fuel lines from the tanks to the fire wall?"
Robert M posted a discussion

912is Turbo??

Has anyone came across any information or installed a Turbo Kit on the 912is fuel injected Rotax? I know there are kits for the carbonated version. I am looking to get more power out of mine for Takeoff and Climb. Not really concerned about cruse as…See More
Kenneth Stapleton posted a discussion
David J. Beaulieu posted a status
"Reinstalled exhaust system. Finished safety wire on float hardware/all hydraulics systems bled and functional check complete. Ready to fly!"
Jeff Roberts posted photos
Zenith Aero posted a video

Zenith Aircraft kit assembly at Oshkosh AirVenture in the AeroPlane Workshop hangar

We're back in 2019 to demonstrate kit aircraft assembly at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture! Zenith staff and volunteers will return to demonstrate kit assembly daily ...
Michael Hille posted a status
"Some cruise speed testing at different rpm settings 100knots @4500rpm climb rate is 1500ft/m at max power ."
David Orr posted videos

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Zenith Planes For Sale 

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


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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.


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Transition Training:

Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance


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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