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.

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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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Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted photos
10 hours ago
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

First Flight of STOL CH 750 Sky Jeep at (AJO) Corona, CA, USA

With a momentary break in the rains and the floodwaters subsiding, had the chance to take a day to fly. Air was still unsettled but the "Sky Jeep" seemed to ...
Ted Taylor posted a status
Mark Jay Maddox posted a status
"Putting in about 3 evenings a week."
Steven Ward posted a discussion

Looking for CH-750 Doors

I am looking for doors for the CH-750, do any of you have maybe some old style doors that you want to sale? See More
William Dominguez posted photos
Sebastien Heintz posted a video

Winter Flying on Snow Skis

Flying the STOL CH 750 with custom wheel penetration skis. Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz visited EAA recently to fly the ski-equipped aircraft on snow w...
A photo by Anthony Fortney was featured

My Hawaii 701

Just picked up this 701 a few month back. I have always wanted one for it’s short field capabilities. Since this picture, I have gone to 21” tires on all three.
Bruce Cobo posted a status
"First flight this morning. Viking 110 performed flawlessly."
David Krakowsky posted a discussion

Phillips Vs Shell blowby

My 0-200, 700 hours since new, I have been using Phillips 100w for the last couple of years.I always have some blowby out the vent tubethat gets the bottom of my fuselage oily, not a lot, but enough toclean after each flight.I inherited a box of…See More
Keith Crawford posted a status
"Is anybody else having trouble logging onto the builders resource page?"
Timothy D. McCall posted a discussion

Wanted: Autopilot servos

Looking for MGL autopilot servos. Others may work too.Text: three 1 six - 6 one 9 - five 6 eight 7ThanksTimSee More
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Front ski complete

Decided to add rear check cables to minimize the angle of attack on the ski in case the spring cylinder is not up to the task under aerodynamic load. Added a tab on rear of nose gear extension bracket assembly to attach cable clip
John Fisk posted a status
"while riviting top skin on cruzer wing this rivit will not go all the way down due to nut under it in spar. any suggestions?"
John Fisk posted a discussion
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a status
"Fire sleeve application last weekend"
Kenneth Buchmann posted a discussion

engine test bed plan

Hello folks,I am looking for DIY plans for Engine Test Bed or Dynamo for me so I can excerise run my engine while I am building, it's taking longer than I thought that I thought Seb " one week" planeKenBSee More
Dennis Mitchell posted a discussion

Stall Horn

I am thinking about installing an audible stall horn on my 601xlb. Does anyone have suggestions on type or brand available? Or homemade? I have an AoA which works great for slow flight and approaches, but for very short fields it would be nice to…See More

Blog Posts


Posted by Jan Eggenfellner on February 13, 2019 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

AOPA builds an aircraft rudder

Posted by Zenith Aero on February 5, 2019 at 11:14am 0 Comments

Flexible Friction Arm Workholding

Posted by Damon Brantley on January 23, 2019 at 10:43am 0 Comments

First Flight - N579SA

Posted by Stephen Aupperle on January 8, 2019 at 5:02pm 4 Comments

The Traffic Pattern Blog

Posted by Sebastien Heintz on January 7, 2019 at 6:01pm 0 Comments

CH750 Matco Master Cylinders

Posted by Steven J Sergenti on December 23, 2018 at 2:20pm 2 Comments

Starting wing skins and a few tips

Posted by Damon Brantley on December 21, 2018 at 2:32pm 0 Comments

My 701 status report.

Posted by Robert Sceppa on December 15, 2018 at 9:49am 0 Comments


salvage 701's

Started by Bob Jones in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Michael Petersen 3 hours ago. 34 Replies

Viking engines direct from the Honda assembly line.

Started by Jan Eggenfellner in Viking Forum. Last reply by Jan Eggenfellner yesterday. 2 Replies

XL 601B project

Started by Gil DeVault in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Gil DeVault on Monday. 1 Reply


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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...


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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.

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

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 for the latest DVD titles.


Zenith transition and Sport Pilot training:

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Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance

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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

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Member Rules

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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