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.

25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017


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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Jerry Griego posted a photo
2 hours ago
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Short flight in the Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty

A closer look flying the incredible Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty "Sky Jeep" sport utility aircraft, powered by the 205-hp IO-375 engine with Cato propeller, and equipped with the repositionable "un-panel" with Avilution glass panel display. Check…
10 hours ago
Pavel Cyril Grim posted a video

Moje cesta k Sky Jeepu

Moje cesta k vysněnému letadlu...STOL Zenair CH701 Sky Jeep. Děkuji všem, kteří mi pomohli. Honzovi Stránskému, Thomkovi, Pavoukovi, Rendovi, Štefimu, Marcel...
Pavel Cyril Grim posted photos
dschmaz posted a video
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
A photo by Perry delano was featured
Robert Sceppa posted a blog post

My 701 status report.

To begin with I haven't been working on my plane lately due to a medical problem which I hope to clear up soon, hopefully in Jan 2019. It's nothing serious. I can get around, but it's too cold in the garage to work right now. Anyway when I started…See More
John Mazzolini posted a discussion

Current 5th Bearing shops

Hello AllI only know of 3 current shops for the 5th bearing ...let me know if I'm missing anyoneWilliam Wynne/SPAAzalea Aviationand Roy of Roy's GarageHas Roy gone out of business? The web site I had appears to no longer workwe all love and promote…See More
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Just about 8 hours on the hobbs meter, plane flies great! Did some slow flight and near stall flight. Still amazed by the visibility."
Clint L Gosch posted photos
Mark Baenen posted a discussion

Rattle can airplane?

Is there a name for drilled out rivets / rivet studs / fasteners that end up trapped in inaccessible areas like wings / horizontal stabilizer / control surfaces and rattle around when you taxi?(I just started taxiing and discovered some rattles,…See More
Joe Scheibinger posted a discussion

WANTED - Firewall Forward, Instruments

I am planning on purchasing a firewall forward package including engine for my Zenith 750 within the next 5 months. I am also looking for instruments, radios, anything that goes on the panel that doesn't come with the kit. I have lots of time so to…See More
Fred Williams posted a discussion

Header tank

Does anyone have a 350 is set up with a header tank?  During my early testing of 515ZC I had a forced landing secondary to fuel starvation from one tank.  I have not been able to calibrate any less than 4 gallons until the float comes off the bottom…See More
Kevin Powell posted a discussion

Mission Accomplished! Successful visit to Zenith Aircraft for Demo Flights

(12/10/2018)  Brought my wife to Mexico, Missouri for a demonstration ride in a 750 Cruzer. We spent over 1/2 day at Zenith Aircraft factory today talking with Roger and Steve about making the decision on the 750 STOL versus 750 Cruzer.  Got demo…See More
Karl Marullo posted a discussion


I currently have all the aluminum needed to build complete airframe for the ch 750.22 sheets in all of various sizes needed for the build. All sheets are new with PVC film protection still in place. I also have the longeron extrusions needed for the…See More
Jan Eggenfellner posted discussions
Zenith Aero posted a blog post

Zenith at Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2019

Following up on the success the past couple of years with Zenith hands-on workshops at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation…See More
Russell Johnson posted a photo
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

November 2018 Zenith factory workshop

November 2018 Zenith factory workshop. Zenith Aircraft Company's factory workshops are popular with sport aviation enthusiasts, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in building their own Zenith Aircraft kit plane.…


Rattle can airplane?

Started by Mark Baenen in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Perry delano 14 hours ago. 13 Replies

Zenith 701 for sale

Started by Wes dees in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Tom Wesley 15 hours ago. 2 Replies

Current 5th Bearing shops

Started by John Mazzolini in Corvair Engine Forum. Last reply by John Mazzolini 17 hours ago. 2 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.

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

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

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:

Quality Sport Planes
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Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

Building and Pilot Supplies

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!


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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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