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


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Flying adventures in Zenith STOL aircraft on DVD!

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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Mike Chekal posted photos
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Lance McIntosh posted photos
8 hours ago
Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Not sure, but I might be kicking myself for adding 6 more nose ribs and 2 rear ribs. I love deburing I guess. I hope it is worth it."
12 hours ago
Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"of the nose ribs. Have to wait to flip it over to drill the top of the nose ribs. Drilled to final size the rear edge, #20 I/B and #30 O/B"
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Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Got lots done today. Drilled to final size the bottom skin except for the main spar. Attached the I/B nose skin and drilled to the bottom"
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Jonathan Kreilich posted photos
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A photo by Jimmy Young was featured
14 hours ago
Damon Brantley posted a blog post

Homemade Tucking Forks

A homemade set of tucking forks for fluting parts. While I have used this on only two parts, I like the control these give me over creating flutes compared to the fluting pliers I have used for just about everything else.…See More
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Jimmy Young posted photos
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Lance McIntosh posted photos
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Jonathan Kreilich posted photos
Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Have the nose and rear ribs final riveted to the main and rear spar. Need to wait on the top inboard rivets. Started skinning the bottom."
Raymond Woods posted a discussion

Outboard fuel tank sensor

Has any one tried to remove the fuel gauge sensor from the outboard fuel tank [ long range ] tanks on a 601, I have an inspection hole between the two ribs.See More
Lawrence Michael Wilson posted a photo

Thailand Cruzing

Takeoff from Maehongso Thailand
Pietro valente posted a photo
Jon Croke posted a video

Dynamic Propeller Balancing for your Homebuilt aircraft

Watch a demonstration of how a propeller is dynamically balanced (balancing is analyzed while spinning on the aircraft, as compared to balancing at rest). Th...
Cristian Ernesto de Azevedo posted a photo
Normand Lambert posted photos

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.

New Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

New 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:

Zenith transition training

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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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Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by an actual 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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