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


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Jon L Bateman posted a photo
2 hours ago
Larry Ward posted a discussion

UL Power Update on Alternator Flange Bolt

Here's an email I got from UL Power concerning the torquing of the alternator bolt.Thank you for contacting us again. Wicks confirmed that they have these tools available. They were delivered to them in September and October. Upon reading your…See More
5 hours ago
Joshua smith posted a status
"Took a break from building the 701 to do fit and finish trials on my color scheme. Built this to try it . Thanks Zenith for the new skills."
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Kristi and Tim McCormick posted a photo

Orcas camping May 2018

First camping trip to Orcas Island (Eastsound), WA in our CH 601 XLB. Grateful to builder for installing wing lockers for our camping gear!
15 hours ago
Wayne Clagg posted photos
Jon Humberd posted a video

Sky Jeep 1st Passenger

J's first ride in the Humberd Sky Jeep. 100% cuteness!
Carl Orton posted a discussion

WHEN to mount ELT antenna?

 I’ve seen lots of discussion posts on where to mount the ELT box itself, but really haven’t seen anything about the location of the ELT antenna , or when to mount it. I don’t want to mount the antenna before I paint the aft fuselage but by the same…See More
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Updated AHRS and EFIS software. Closed remaining console and reinstalled ELT switch. All closed up and weather not cooperating."
Zenith Aero posted a video

Flying the Zenith STOL in 360-degrees!

Justin Falls flies his STOL CH 750 with local pilot Dennis Sapp at Mexico Memorial Airport (KMYJ) over fresh snow. Check out the 360-degree views! Justin is ...
A photo by Wayne Clagg was featured

Man's best friend ?

A little stiff, I had been flying for a while. Boy what a feeling to land at my own strip in a airplane I built. The capability of this little airplane is incredible.
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Wayne Clagg posted photos
A photo by Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall was featured

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer powered by Viking
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Examined Trim switch and Indicator wiring and removed and examined PTT wiring to Radio. NO evidence of short and all equipment replaced."
William McClain posted a discussion

Airworthiness Certificate

I received my airworthiness ticket today from DAR Steve Walton at KRYY McCollum field Kennesaw GA. I'm the one in the red plaid shirt.…See More
Normand Lambert posted photos
Normand Lambert posted a status
"Monday Nov 12th,2018. Went flying for 55 minutes. Slip and slide on 4 inches of snowy runway. Nice practice."
David Griggs posted a status
"Painting is complete! Working on replacing bungee cord with rubber donuts."
David Griggs posted photos


UL Power Update on Alternator Flange Bolt

Started by Larry Ward in UL Power Forum. Last reply by Lynn S. Beckhorn 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

WHEN to mount ELT antenna?

Started by Carl Orton in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs 8 hours ago. 8 Replies

Cruzer wing kit question

Started by Daryl Dierwechter in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Daryl Dierwechter 17 hours ago. 3 Replies

New Real Gasket pushrod tubes installed

Started by Jimmy Young in Continental Engines. Last reply by Jimmy Young 20 hours ago. 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.

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:

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Pro Builder Assistance

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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

Building and Pilot Supplies

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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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