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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.

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Maxim Cherkevich posted photos
11 hours ago
Willy Trinker posted a status
"OK - lets try this again! Yes the slats are still on, just in case you are wondering!"
16 hours ago
Scott Ehni posted photos
Chuck DUFF posted a status
"Anyone interested I will be flying to Oshkosh this summer from London Ontario if anyone wants a wingman or a seat.. Chuck"
Timothy D. McCall posted a photo
Dan Stanton posted a status
"The right wing of my Cruzer is now cleco free!"
ronald zielke posted a status
"Had slight problem with uprights being misdrilled. Rectified easily with Roger's help."
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My first 2 parts. The front needs a mm or 2 more. So I'll remake them.
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"Hello, today I'm attempting to add the micro vortex generators kit to my CH 801. What is the correct spacing?"
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CH601XL Checklist Card Corvair

I'm working through development of checklists, so if you've got a corvair conversion (and even if you don't), and have suggestions, please let me know. I've got to give Paul Hajdu credit for the general card design. He made it for his 750, and since…
Chuck DUFF posted a status
"Hi all I'm new to site, I am installing a transponder king 76a to my 601HD which has a ten gal. Header tank and wonder where to put it ?"
Scott Tyler Bragg posted a status
"What is everyone using for pitot/static line? Looking at 1/4" fuel line, not sure if there is anything I should avoid."
Earnest Fontenot posted a status
"Formed "Hat Stiffeners" in a homemade jig."
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Torque Tube Fitted

Had a little help checking out the controls.
Wayne Tyson posted a discussion

Insurance Update?

When I search "insurance," and "latest activity," I get old stuff (and not sorted according to the most recent activity; in fact is seems quite random. My insurance is due in a week or so, and I'm trying to figure out whether or not I should stick with Falco. I'm not as interested in "saving" a few bucks as I am the company's reputation for fairly and quickly paying off in the case of a claim and wrinkles in the details. I'll appreciate any comments.In reading over some of the old stuff, I…See More
Christopher Primus Ward Jr. posted an event

Christopher Ward at Zenith Factory

June 8, 2015 at 9am to June 12, 2015 at 4pm
Hello all I will be having a work shop at Zenith June 8-12, 2015. We plan to build my wings that week and give young eagle rides to some of the 150 cub scouts that will be on a tour of the Zenith factory on June 9-11, 2015. If you would like to help build my wings or help fly young eagles contact me for more information.See More


Rivet gun

Started by Dr. Edward L. Olds III in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Mark Gravatt 5 hours ago. 23 Replies

Wings to trade

Started by Ray Toews in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Larry Villafane on Friday. 2 Replies

Engine loudness

Started by Felipe Uribe Posada in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Felipe Uribe Posada on Friday. 3 Replies


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 Zenith Tees 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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Zenith stickers for your car

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