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


Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Remembering Chris Heintz

Read the homage to a man and his dream, and illustrated biography of designer Chris Heintz's professional life.


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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Guy Zindel posted discussions
3 hours ago
Wayne Pedersen posted a discussion
Tim Jones posted a discussion

NIB Turbine Products Fresh Air Respirator System $ 350 Free Shipping

Hello Everyone -I had intended to use solvent based paint (interior and exterior) for my Cruzer, and purchased this "Fresh Air" respirator system for personal protection from the painting process because I was preparing to do some initial interior…See More
Dean Wichmann posted a photo

Landing light cover

Made up some nice SS landing light covers to enclose the lens. They are stamped and bent to shape. The lens opening is cut out as needed. Skytek may be offering this nice touch.
Wesley Roche posted discussions
Thomas Richardson posted a discussion

Sennheiser Headphones for sale

These were bought new and have been in the plane twice. My Bride doesnt  fly anymore. sell new for 849.00. will sell for 500.00. Extremely comfortable.…See More
James Machin posted a discussion

Thanksgiving/Moving Sale

Cleaning out the hanger to get ready for a move to Washington. I bought a 750 STOL project and decided to go a different way with the engine so I have available an engine cowl (with some installation hardware) and engine mount for UL-350. Also, I…See More
Coincoin Paramote posted photos
A photo by Valerie Westedt was featured


In flight over Lake Tenkiller, heading home.
Andrew Glen Womack posted a photo
Thomas Heiting posted a discussion

Carb Mate Instructions

I'm looking for a copy of the Carb Mate written instructions to be used on my Rotax 912.If anyone has the printed sheet I would really appreciate seeing it.Thanks much !See More
Nov 22
Scott Miller posted a discussion

Vernier Assist Throttle Control

Has anyone installed a Vernier Assist Throttle Control from McFarlane Aviation on their UL Powered Zenith?…See More
Nov 22
Guy Zindel posted a discussion

Rebuild parts

Hey there people happy Thanksgiving! Who have you guys used for continental rebuild parts? Loaded cylinders, gaskets tappets etc.Any good ideas experiences, or negative experiences?I just got off the phone with Chief and that gal was very little…See More
Nov 22
A photo by Jim Reese was featured

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer, powered by a Viking (Honda) engine
Nov 22
A photo by Andrew was featured

STOL CH 750 - Sand Bar

Columbia River - Revelstoke sand bar
Nov 22
A photo by Armin Gruber was featured

STOL CH 701 take-off from snow covered runway

701 STOL take-off from snow covered runway at EDMW
Nov 22
Jorge Fernandez posted a discussion

WTB-Cruzer wheel fairings

If anyone has a set of Cruzer wheel fairing that they are willing to part with I would be interested. You can   Email me at jlfernan(at)bellsouth(dot)netSee More
Nov 21
James Neirinck posted photos
Nov 21
James Neirinck posted a discussion

Adjustable Seat

Using a similar approach that others here have used, I came up with my own version of an adjustable seat that uses slots in the seat pan and a ball lock pull pin to secure the seat in place once adjusted.  Standard install method nut plates on the…See More
Nov 21
Andrew posted photos
Nov 21

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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, 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

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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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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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