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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.

"Fly In To Summer" Open House and Fly-In

Saturday, June 17, 2017. Zenith kit factory in Mexico, Missouri


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Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"Final deburring complete. Still need to prime. Controls haven't been powder coated yet so, I'll start on the forward fuse until they are."
26 minutes ago
Jonathan Kreilich posted a discussion

private pilot exam

So I have been asked, in a round about way to share this.  It is long, so I will take no offense if you do not read all of it. DANGER!!! WARNING!!!  CAUTION!!!The story you are about to read is true, but it is long and may take some time to…See More
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John Fisk posted a blog post

4 Generations first 4 rivets

I've seen others post pictures of their first rivet but i had to show the first 4 rivets, Starting with my Dad Desmon Fisk 90 yrs. old then me John, my son Brian, and my 1 1/2 yr old Grandson Henry.May the adventure begin!See More
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SAVE THE DATE! 25th anniversary Zenith OPEN HANGAR DAY and builder fly-in gathering at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 22, 2017 to September 23, 2017
SAVE THE DATE! Join us at the 25th anniversary Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAY and Builder Fly-In at the Zenith kit factory in Mexico, Missouri.…See More
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Daniel Niendorff posted a status
"Working on strut fairings today."
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Richard Stevens posted a status
"Zenith sold me the wrong aileron pushrods in the CH650 kit."
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Ron Crook posted a status
"Drilled out 500 rivets?"
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STOL CH 701 Instrument Panel

STOL CH 701 Instrument Panel
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A photo by Joe Harrington was featured

STOL CH 750 Instrument Panel

This is my CH750 panel Garmin G3X Touch, GTR200 comm, GTX23ES transponder and two axis autopilot configured with the Rotax 912iS
Michael Doornbos posted a status
"Evadot Podcast #104 – Building flying machines in your garage"
dan glaze posted photos
Brad W. Eikenbary posted photos
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"All of the rear fuselage is final drilled, all of the L-angles fitted, ready for the final deburring pass and priming before setting aside."
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"Disassembled the baggage area. Found a pair of hands and got the top skin on. Started to debur, desticker, prime and re-assemble."
Jeff Gilbertson posted a photo

Zenith STOL CH 750 on the beach

Great afternoon, south of Whanganui, New Zealand
Cliff Stripling posted photos
Paul Sanders posted a status
"Just the door fit to go and I will actually be done. To that end, can anyine confirm the front door edge is flush with the frame, not on top"
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Closing up and putting everything to bed for long summer and early winter nap (7 months) Bubble windows look nice and will fix cowling"

Blog Posts

4 Generations first 4 rivets

Posted by John Fisk on May 23, 2017 at 10:04pm 0 Comments

Picked up Cruzer Tail Kit Today

Posted by John Fisk on May 12, 2017 at 10:27pm 0 Comments

Ben Haas

Posted by Dan Sheard on May 11, 2017 at 6:57am 2 Comments

Volcano Run!

Posted by Stephen R. Smith on May 10, 2017 at 11:30pm 11 Comments

100 Hours and Counting

Posted by Gary Welch on May 9, 2017 at 9:03am 0 Comments

Viking and YouTube

Posted by Jan Eggenfellner on April 30, 2017 at 9:26pm 0 Comments

Air Riveter???

Posted by John Fisk on April 28, 2017 at 8:48pm 4 Comments

BasicMed. Check!

Posted by Chris Boultinghouse on April 28, 2017 at 12:34pm 4 Comments


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25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017

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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.

New Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

New Zenith Apparel from EAA:

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