Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris Heintz / Zenair light airplane designs).


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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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mark woodring posted photos
11 hours ago
mark woodring posted a status
"float painting and plumbing hydraulic lines"
11 hours ago
Robert Boyd posted discussions
11 hours ago
Zenith Aero posted a video

Able Flight, Zenith STOL CH750, experimental aircraft, with hand controls

#AbleFlight, #ZenithSTOLCH750, #experimentalaircraft, #handcontrols Able Flight, Zenith STOL CH750, experimental aircraft with hand controls https://www.patr...
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Zenith Aero posted events
14 hours ago
Michael Leamy posted a discussion

WTB - Some 750 stuff (doors, seats, 0200, etc)

A fine afternoon to all!I recently acquired a 750 project that is 80% done (and 90% to go) and am looking for some items needed to complete. Yep, I know Zenith sells them....and there are many items I'll need to get from them. Thought I'd check here…See More
15 hours ago
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28th annual Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAYS and HOMECOMING fly-in at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 20, 2019 to September 21, 2019
28th annual Zenith Aircraft…See More
17 hours ago
Sidner Larson posted a photo
18 hours ago
Scott Tyler Bragg posted a discussion

Fuel tank fittings tightness

I'm trying to finish up the fuel tank install, and the fittings at the most inboard end seem too tight. The pictures show it out of the threads, and then tightened with a wrench a little bit. To tighten much more would take a lot of force.Should I…See More
Chuck Hosack posted a photo


Summer is quickly winding down so I have to get in some flying now that the contractors are done at the house. Landed on dried glacial silt bed near Anchorage. It’s just a short walk to a lake filled with glacial icebergs. It’s a good way to beat…
Scott Gallant posted photos
ANDREY VEGGER posted photos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Finally got plane out of hangar after April 1. Checked brakes, readjusted idle to 1600 RPM, and washed exterior of dirt. Overheating to 230."
ANDREY VEGGER posted photos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Repaired and cleaned nut plates to close access panels. I need to wash plane before flying because it sat around hangar over 4 months."
Larry Zepp posted a photo


The RV guys love Crow Belts and I love them too! Custom sized 5 point harness for my Zenith Zodiac.
Jan Eggenfellner posted a blog post

Arlington Fly-In

The Arlington Fly-In started today in Washington. If you have the opportunity two Zenith/Viking powered airplanes are on display and both a great representation of Zenith and Viking on the West coast. Quality Sport Planes and Jonathan Fay with the…See More
Alex Souza posted a photo
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Upper Instrument Panel Cover - Paint?

Arrrgghhh.....I'm at the point where I need to fit my upper panel cover, so I thought I'd paint it.  I've gone thru 3 cans of Rustoleum flat black and it still looks like crap.  I'm sure the get-out-of-bed temps in the low 80's with 70%+ humidity…See More

Blog Posts

Elevator completed

Posted by Bradford Drown on August 18, 2019 at 5:27pm 2 Comments

Arlington Fly-In

Posted by Jan Eggenfellner on August 16, 2019 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

Elevator trim tab horn issue

Posted by Bradford Drown on August 13, 2019 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Super Duty Build

Posted by Jono Lind on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

601XL-B For Sale

Posted by Tim Wiebe on August 8, 2019 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Oshkosh 2019 - Part One

Posted by Sebastien Heintz on August 6, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments


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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:
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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.


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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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