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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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Bryan Walstrom posted photos
47 minutes ago
VIKING AIRCRAFT ENGINES posted a blog post

Latest on Viking "Steel Bungee"

The Viking Steel Bungee was developed from customer requests:"I have a flying CH-701 at present and was always wondering how to improve the bungee on the nose wheel strut.  I have added a collar to the strut to keep it from total collapse but am leery of the keeping the prop out of the dirt if the bungee "shits the bed".  I noticed…See More
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Fazenda Royal - Itapetininga - Sao Paulo - Brazil - 21-11-2014
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A photo by Del Clowes was featured

Plans-built STOL CH 750

Plans built 750 just about ready to go!
6 hours ago
Dane Smith posted a status
"Flight testing with new 16 groove belt drive, optical prop tach also. No slipping yet!"
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Michael Chesney posted photos
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Del Clowes posted photos
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Bryan Walstrom posted a photo

Rudder complete

Cruzer rudder complete
13 hours ago
Kurt Satter posted a discussion

Pickup kit from Zenith without crating?

My complete 701 kit will be ready for pickup Jan 19th.  I've been researching how to get it from Zenith to North Texas (Wylie).  I now have access to a covered, 7x14 trailer.  I know the crate ($490) will fit, but I was wondering if any of the builders out there have any experience with moving an uncrated kit?  I have 30+ furniture blankets/pads and a couple of rolls of corrugated cardboard.  I'll be alone for the pickup, but I'm told the staff will be able to lend some assistance with the…See More
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David Krakowsky posted a status
"posted photo of my airplane"
A photo by Willy Trinker was featured

Aaah Winter!

Time to get the skis on - play safe and enjoy!
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Wayne Tyson Jr posted a discussion

Fuel pumping and storage equipment

This pump has one bad review about o-rings needing replacement and the tube falling off inside the tank, but I don't want to condemn it on one review. Any thoughts about this and similar products and fuel handling at remote strips? I'm thinking of getting a trailer with a fuel tank mounted on the tongue, and using jeep cans.WTSee More
Willy Trinker posted a status
"Either this forum has been hacked or you've got some algorithm problems!!!"
Michael Chesney posted a blog post

Rudder completed

Well, might not win any awards but the rudder is done. Turned out well and doesn't appear to have any twist. 10 hour day in a cold pole barn today...and loving it!
Michael Chesney posted photos

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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.

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Flying On Your Own Wings:
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