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Scott Matthews posted a discussion

Jabiru 3300 Cruzer Throttle

Gents,Can anyone recommend a complete throttle cable assembly for my 750 Cruzer Jab 3300 combination please? Lots of choice on Aircraft Spruce.ThanksSee More
41 minutes ago
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Carb vs Injection

Hoping someone more knowledgeable on engines can help me decide if I should go with carb or injection on a 200hp Lycoming?I've tried Googling the differences and it seems that carbs are simpler and cheaper. Injection is "newer technology" but carbs…See More
9 hours ago
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Patrick Hoyt posted a discussion

Testing some Nav/Map solutions

Yesterday I tried three different nav/map solutions during the same flight: (1) iPad Pro 11" 2020 with ForeFlight; (2) a new iFlyGPS 740B; and (3) Avare on a dedicated cell phone.The iFlyGPS 740B is interesting.  It runs on its own dedicated…See More
17 hours ago
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Virtual Kit Airplane Building Workshop: November 6, 2020 at Zenith Aircraft factory

November 6, 2020 from 9am to 2pm
LIVE Virtual Workshop Event: Friday, November 6, 2020Virtual Hands-On Kit Aircraft Building Workshop: Plan now to join us for our next hands-on virtual workshop next month from the comfort of your own home. Participants from around the country will…See More
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A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Zenith Super 701 | ArkanSTOL with Jon Humberd

Join Joshua Ryan Blair and Jon Humberd and they discuss the recent 2020 ArkanSTOL event and Jon's "Super701" Zenith.
yesterday
A photo by Glenn Johnson was featured

Flight to W75 Fall 2020

Taken by John Andre in his RV.
yesterday
A discussion started by John Austin was featured

Never Say Never - The Slats Are Back!

When I built my STOL 750 about 9 years ago, the Cruzer did not exist.  I had a 2100' turf strip and all my buddies had strips at least as long.  So, not needing "superSTOL" capabilities, nonetheless I was impressed with the solid, all-metal…See More
yesterday
Patrick Hoyt posted a status
"Wired in an iFlyGPS 740b. Will see how it works in the air....."
yesterday
John Austin posted a discussion

Never Say Never - The Slats Are Back!

When I built my STOL 750 about 9 years ago, the Cruzer did not exist.  I had a 2100' turf strip and all my buddies had strips at least as long.  So, not needing "superSTOL" capabilities, nonetheless I was impressed with the solid, all-metal…See More
Tuesday
Wendell Erich Downs posted photos
Tuesday
John Austin posted a status
"Flew my first test-flight after annual and installation of Stewart Warner fuel senders. Also have re-installed the slats and bigger tires!"
Tuesday
David J. Beaulieu posted a status
"Had a chance to meet and greet with Sam McNair and his 801 this Sunday. He has had some great adventures in his 801 aircraft!"
Monday
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Normal Battery discharge pattern?

Hi, All;I posted this on the Zenith Builders FB page, but the only info offered was that I bought a cheap battery and I should go with Odyssey.I installed a Powersonic battery in my Cruzer, the model number as spec'd in the Zenith plans. Always…See More
Monday
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KenHarry posted a discussion

Trailering instead of hangering with folding wing option

So being a old glider pilot, I always stored my private gliders in trailers rather than keeping them assembled and stored at the airport. With the folding wing option, I would like to hear any thoughts on the idea of storing a completed 750 Cruzer,…See More
Friday
A photo by Glenn Davis was featured
Friday
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Zenith Aircraft Updates: Hands-On Workshops and more!

Overview of the upcoming online virtual workshop (November 6) and the hands-on Zenith workshop coming to Lakeland, Florida, on December 4 & 5, while flying the Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty! Details on the workshop: https://bit.ly/ch750sd-class
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Custom Instrument Panels
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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


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Zenair Floats


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


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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.

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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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