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

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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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Dr. Randall Haney posted a discussion

Trim tab

I just completed my horizontal stabilizer. The wire that came with the kit looks like cat 5 wiring. In any case the colors did not match the wire colors on the actuator. I used white to white and etc where the colors matched. Some like brown to…See More
8 hours ago
Zenith Aero posted a blog post

Zenith Aircraft at the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase: Workshops, Kit Building Demonstrations, STOL Flying, and more!

Join us in sunny Florida for the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase on November 14 - 16, 2019  Following up…See More
11 hours ago
William D. Phillips posted a discussion

Flap motor gears

Hello fellow airplane builders,  does anyone know how many degrees the flaperon moves for each 360 degree twist of the flap gear shaft?  If the spand between neutral and full deflection is 13 degrees how many turns for the flap motor gear shaft? My…See More
22 hours ago
Tyler Manegold posted a discussion

Suggestions 4 climb prop o-200 750 STOL

Subject says it all. Needing to replace my current prop. Have my 750 stol on tundra tires and puddle jumper amphib floats. Want to get max static thrust for off field takeoffs and water operations. Cont o-200 100hp engine. Fixed pitch, ground…See More
22 hours ago
James Clapper Jr. posted photos
yesterday
Zenith Aero posted a video

Mark Phillips' Zenith 701 Elixir

Mark Phillips’ Zenith CH 701 is the best kind of unique. See more here: https://www.kitplanes.com/mark-phillips-zenith-701-elixir/
yesterday
joseph aloof posted a discussion

LOOKING for A EIS system

LOOKING for a  E I S system for a reasonable price if your upgrading .I have advance flight system that is not worth repairing  text or email me  thx    joe 954-703-9179See More
Wednesday
Charles N. Sturdivant posted a discussion

Just bought a unique 601XLB

Solid rivets with a parachute. Waiting for transition instructor's availability.  Nashville   See More
Tuesday
Aaron Hirko posted photos
Tuesday
Jono Lind posted a video
Tuesday
Jono Lind posted a photo
Tuesday
Terry D Hobert posted a photo

Just Fuse on gear

Putting fuse away until move.
Tuesday
Jason Huberd posted a blog post

Stol CH750 poh

I recently purchased a 750 with an O235 in it. I was wondering if anyone else has the same motor and what some of the operating speeds were. The poh that came with the plane was a generic one for a 701. Any help would be great. Thanks.
Tuesday
Zenith Aero posted a video

Applying the Wrap

My brand new aircraft deserves a great look. Cooper is named after a beloved pet kangaroo, and is also the namesake of our resident Coopers Animal Refuge. Sw...
Tuesday
Joseph DeGhetto posted a blog post

CH601HD Main Gear Spring/Rubber Bungees and Dual Controls???

Hi everybody just starting a build on a CH601HD and this is my first post, I have a few questions.I see that Viking makes the nose spring bungee kit, I was wondering if anybody makes a similar kit for the main gears on a CH601HD? or if anyone has…See More
Tuesday
James R Depfer Sr. posted a discussion

Bruce's CH750 Travel Cover

Bruce's CH750 Travel Cover  $150  plus $20 shipping   SOLDExcellent condition / lightweightText 301-672-0837 or email depfer at yahoo dot comAttached photo is from Bruce's web page.See More
Monday
mark woodring posted a status
"milestone today...the final puzzle piece is finished... the last wing. got all the flaperons, slats.rudder, elevator and stabilizer done.."
Monday
Brian Thomas posted a photo

CH 750 Cruzer horizontal tail

Tail closed up! Also got the garage cleared out so I can park inside through the winter.
Sunday
James K. Allen posted photos
Sunday
James K. Allen posted a status
"4-point harness mod is installed in aft fuselage."
Sunday

Forum

Throttle issues....bing carb

Started by George Snedeker in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by John Austin 1 hour ago. 18 Replies

Is a Facet Boost pump needed on 750?

Started by Grant G Ziebell in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by Thomas Norris 4 hours ago. 5 Replies

Trim tab

Started by Dr. Randall Haney in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific) 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

MGL SP-6 Magnetometer

Started by John Austin in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Daniel Niendorff 20 hours ago. 5 Replies

 
 
 

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Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith
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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


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Zenair Floats


Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz


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How to videos from HomebuiltHELP.com

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 HomebuiltHelp.com 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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