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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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Scott Ehni posted videos
2 hours ago
Gregory K. Harris posted a status
"Finished 8' brake on Sunday, just need to get some longer bolts for the thru-table clamps. Back in business!"
6 hours ago
Gregory K. Harris posted a status
"Got my 3rd Edition updated plans on Saturday. I thought I would only get the drawings that were updated from 2nd Edition. Yay Zenith!"
6 hours ago
Robert Unternaehrer posted a blog post

601 annual condition inspection check list

Where can I find an annual inspection check list?See More
8 hours ago
Brian Thomas posted a photo

Cruzer Tail Rib

First good part for Cruzer - yeah!
21 hours ago
Ari Hulkkonen posted photos
22 hours ago
Ari Hulkkonen posted a status
"A short day-trip to the Bush:First to Lake Kirkaslampi to barbecue sausages on open fire,then back to sea to see the Sand Bank - a Nice Day!"
23 hours ago
Jose Roberto Rangel Heller posted photos
Bryan Walstrom posted photos
Gary Welch posted photos
Jay Hancock posted a status
"Friday, I received my Horizontal Stabilizer and Slats/Flaps kits. Today, I moved them into the workshop, and have to set up the workspace!"
Tim Juhl posted a discussion

Titanium Parts for my XL

It's funny how life works.  My two year XL project has stretched to nearly nine years and there were times I thought I would never see N601TJ fly.  I worked hard thru last winter and this spring  had everything in place to truck the pieces to my hangar at the airport and put it together (and fly) when my right hip, which had nagged me with on-off pain and other problems for some time, finally got critical. In a final irony, the plane was ready but the pilot was not.  I just couldn't do the…See More
Marvin W Miller posted a blog post


Should have posted this earlier, a few months ago I installed ADS-B in and out in my 650. Got the UAT and Wifi setup from SkyVision. Connects to my ipad. At a glance its easy to see if a plane is above or below you, and which way it's going. 3-D view. Harry the tec at SkyVision is the most helpful and quick reply with help and answers. So far a few planes are using ADS-B. But more and more. Love it.
Wayne Koski posted photos
Jeff Ford posted a status
"Got a great start on my fuselage,now ordered more cleco's. I ran out. Still can continue until they arrive."
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Randy Cechini posted a photo
Randy Cechini posted a discussion

Sliding seat option

We have decided to not install the sliding seat option that we ordered with our kit. Anyone interested let us know.. Collecting dust now if you can use it we will let it go "cheap"Rcechin@msn.comSee More
Ernani Pautasso Nunes posted photos
harvey james falloon is now a member of Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers

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 Zenith Tees from EAA:

Zenair Floats

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

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Zenith transition training

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