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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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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The Gateway Arch on the Mississippi River

Steve Smith continues to make excellent progress on his way across the United States following rivers in his Zenith. After visiting with Zenith crew yesterday, Steve flew east over the Missouri River to St. Louis, where it joined the Mississippi…
3 hours ago
Roger Dubbert posted a blog post

Flying in Alaska

Earlier this month I participated once again at the Great Alaska Aviation…See More
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Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Early this morning Buzzy and Andrea flew the 750 into Lawrenceburg landed on HWY 43 and taxied to Big Lots Parking lot!"
11 hours ago
Jason R posted a status
"Shop time = decompress time...."
12 hours ago
jeff will posted a discussion


Has anyone ever installed tubes into the standard zenith tundra supplied with the kit? I am having a hell of a time getting the tubeless style to hold air. I did the trick of putting silicone on the o ring like they recommend, but still no luck.…See More
14 hours ago
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Zenith Aero posted a photo

"I Follow Rivers" across Missouri

Steve Smith follows the Missouri River (eastbound toward St. Louis), photographed from the Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty.Check out more photos:
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a video

Andrea Fleeman Buzz Air Flight Academy

Highlights of Andrea Fleeman's flying career at Buzz Air Flight Academy
Gil DeVault posted photos
Alain Dufresne posted a status
""Still working on the avionics. Radio is now in with a bunch or wires....""
Alain Dufresne posted photos
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Bus has been test flying 750's and 650's this week. Nick is training in the 601."
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"BuzzAir had beautiful weather today! We flew the 601 and the challenger. Wednesday Buzzy will be doing a test flight on a homebuilt 701"
Stephen R. Smith posted a blog post

Massive River Trip

So it has started, day two of my massive river trip. I am looking at the Grand Tetons…See More
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Tanks have been pressurized for 48hrs, good so far! Test fit and drilled panel, finalized center console angle and location."
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Loren Warner posted a discussion

Upper Forward Wing Strut

Getting ready to mount wings, we now find that the rivet we were required to install on the Front Upper Strut Fitting (75W2-5) and Doubler (75W7-1) interferes with installation of the Front Upper Strut Fitting (75W8-2).  We drilled and riveted…See More
Earnest Fontenot posted a status
"How I fitted the fuel cap."
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Flying in Alaska

Posted by Roger Dubbert on May 25, 2018 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Massive River Trip

Posted by Stephen R. Smith on May 22, 2018 at 7:31am 10 Comments


Posted by Kay C Caldwell on May 7, 2018 at 2:57pm 1 Comment

Sun 'n Fun 2018

Posted by Sebastien Heintz on April 23, 2018 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Canopy gas cylinders

Posted by Dick Miles on April 7, 2018 at 11:09am 3 Comments

Rudder Vibration on take off

Posted by Robert Emery on April 6, 2018 at 4:10pm 6 Comments

Thaw in the way

Posted by Joshua smith on April 6, 2018 at 10:35am 0 Comments


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.

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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.


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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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