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 www.zenithair.com for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

How to Jack Up a Zenith....

I've read here a number of times people asking how they can jack up their airplane to change tires or brakes. I've found a jack that works great!Check out the video review on my new Kitplane Adventures YouTube channel!…See More
2 hours ago
Glenn Morris posted a discussion

WTB Wing Tips 650 / 601

Need wing tips for my 650. If you have some available, please send photoSee More
yesterday
Jose Roberto Rangel Heller posted a status
yesterday
Zenith Aero updated an event
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Quality Sport Planes Open House and Zenith West Coast Fly-In at Cloverdale Airport (o60)

May 23, 2020 from 8am to 4pm
Quality Sport Planes is hosting its annual fly-in on Saturday, May 23, 2020!Come check out the Zenith planes and meet…See More
yesterday
Jose Roberto Rangel Heller posted a photo
yesterday
John Schaper posted a discussion

WTB Transponder

Looking for a transponder.  If anyone has done an upgrade would like to get their old transponder from you.   See More
yesterday
Seth Strait posted a status
"Just joined. Interested in these mighty aircraft and here to read and gleam info until the day I pull the trigger and start popping rivets."
Monday
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Coming back together

Wings and tail feathers back on with all new hardware. Fuel lines and elevator trim wires reconnected. Wing lights reconnected. Jury struts and flaperons next on the list.
Sunday
Shay King posted a status
"Unable to sign out of Zenith.aero. I’ve been unable to sign out of Zenith.aero for the past few weeks. Does anyone else have this problem"
Sunday
Samuel Cardona posted a photo
Saturday
Zenith Aero posted an event
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Quality Sport Planes Open House and Fly-In at Cloverdale Airport (o60)

May 23, 2020 from 8am to 4pm
Quality Sport Planes is hosting its annual fly-in on Saturday, May 23, 2020!Come check out the Zenith planes and meet…See More
Friday
David Krakowsky posted a discussion

Oil temps dropped 10 degrees

I decided to change my baffle seals from my 14 year old stiffblack seals to the orange silicone type of materials.Operating oil temp went from 200 degrees F to 185-190 degrees F.my old seals looked like they were sealing, but obviously they were…See More
Friday
Mark Stevens posted photos
Friday
Simon Turner posted a discussion

Tundra Tires on CH801

Hi. Has anyone had experience with fitting large tires to their 801? I want to fit 26' to the nose and 29' to the mains. My engineer is asking for an example of it being done previously. I can find examples of 701s and 750s fitted with large tires,…See More
Thursday
A photo by Herb Stanley was featured
Thursday
Perry delano posted photos
Thursday
Robert Riat posted photos
Feb 19
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"I purchased additional Matco dual brake caliper system (Conversion Kit BE5ZBE5DZ) since my single brake caliper slips at 3000-3500 RPM."
Feb 19
Paul Scott posted photos
Feb 19
Ralph Powell posted a discussion

Cup Holder

Folks I need ideas: Where and how do I install a cup holder in my 750 Cruzer? Flying without a coffee mug is just get old!FYI, I fly with a single center stick.Also looking for ideas for a simple install of a panic grip (handle) for my spare hand in…See More
Feb 19

Blog Posts

Posted by Kenneth Stapleton on February 18, 2020 at 9:43pm 0 Comments

Seat Panel

Posted by Bradford Drown on February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Cruise pitch

Posted by Robin ten Pas on February 7, 2020 at 8:10am 0 Comments

New Acquisition

Posted by John Schaper on February 6, 2020 at 4:47pm 3 Comments

DIY EFIS

Posted by Jono Lind on January 24, 2020 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

Flipping Over Wing Solo

Posted by Damon Brantley on January 18, 2020 at 5:43pm 2 Comments

Forum

How to Jack Up a Zenith....

Started by Mark Pensenstadler in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by John Heather 8 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Surefly Electronic ignition

Started by christopher fryatt in Continental Engines. Last reply by christopher fryatt 9 hours ago. 9 Replies

WTB Transponder

Started by John Schaper in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Mike Holder 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

 
 
 

New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes 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 HomebuiltHELP.com

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 HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

Aircraft Insurance:

 
 

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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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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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