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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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May 13, 2017 all day
6 hours ago
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Back to Wicks for AN bolts, hinge and other supplies. Will start on panel and engine wiring for battery, ECU and play in garage out of rain"
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Jim Davis posted photos
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Aumie Devoll posted a status
"Private and Instrument training today."
12 hours ago
John Marzulli posted a video

Hundred Dollar Coffee!

A trip for "$100 Coffee" and to the Heritage Flight Museum. "Style Funk" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 ...
14 hours ago
David Back posted discussions
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Pedro Luengo Nieto posted photos
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Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"2 weeks out of town on business travel really puts a crimp in the plane building..."
Jonathan Kreilich posted photos
Jim Haunstein posted a discussion

750 stol/ WW corvair engine

I am selling the 750 stol and engine. The kit is 95% finished with firewall forward complete for the WW Corvair conversion. The only items needed to put this plane/engine in the air will be panel instruments and radio.  $30,000.00 takes it home. I…See More
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Wiring alternator, grounds, starter. Fuel line from Firewall to fuel injector awaiting fuel pressure sensor."
Allan Gratia posted a blog post

650 versus 750 Cruzer

Hi Everyone,I have narrowed my search for a kitplane down to the Cruzer or perhaps a 650.  I can't seem to find any posts or articles comparing or explaining why one would choose one over the other.  My mission is primarily 150 to 250 mile hops, as…See More
Anthony Hibbs posted a discussion

Zenith CH801 with Walter LOM M337AK Engine Kit Value?

Hi All, I posted a similar question on the EAA site.  I have a friend who has asked that I help sell his sister's kit. It is a CH801 and has a LOM 337 engine.  I don't know anything about the CH801 but I am an A&P and the work looks like it is…See More
Normand Lambert posted photos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Connected radiator hoses, fuel line, wiring and built Stratux for ADS-B in 15 minutes. Nothing goes together that fast. 6 mo since start."
Daniel Niendorff posted a status
"More interior work today. I added sound foam to the firewall and forward cabin walls and floor. Cut and bound forward floor carpeting."
Daniel Niendorff posted photos
Paul Sanders posted a status
"I saw the answer to this a couple of years ago, but not coming up now .... what thread lock to use on the windshield screws?"
David Griggs posted a photo
Zenith.Aero posted a blog post

STOL Aircraft Magazine - Tres Amigos

Look what we found at the local Barnes and Noble magazine…See More

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650 versus 750 Cruzer

Posted by Allan Gratia on April 25, 2017 at 4:31pm 6 Comments

90% done, 90% to go

Posted by John Burns on April 13, 2017 at 6:51am 6 Comments

Flap actuator

Posted by Tom Anderson on April 12, 2017 at 9:38pm 3 Comments

C-FPQO First Flight

Posted by Vance Lucas on April 8, 2017 at 10:30pm 3 Comments

Elevator Cable Bungee Question

Posted by dschmaz on April 7, 2017 at 6:31am 2 Comments


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 Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

New Zenith Apparel from EAA:

Zenair Floats

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

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Zenith transition training

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