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


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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.


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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Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Spent 2 days recalibrating wing tank volumes and avionics. Dropped a pipette into wing tank and took 1 day to remove. Some progress."
3 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
12 hours ago
A discussion started by Van Cole was featured

You're going to kill yourself!!

I was just wondering how many of you out there have experienced the same thing I have.Every time I tell my family or friends that I'm building an airplane they all get this horrified look on their face and tell me they know all kinds of people that…See More
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Jan Eggenfellner posted a video

Viking 130 engine Installation

Viking engine Installation in CH-750
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"A lot of CH750/801 transition training this month, they seem to all come at the same time, that is good!"
Mark Baenen posted blog posts
Mark Moore posted photos
Joe Hopwood posted a status
"Finding Vy!"
Brian Walker posted photos
James K. Allen posted a status
"Testing left fuel tank. Cortec added to left wing top skins and skeleton."
Sebastien Heintz updated an event

Sun'n Fun Fly-In 2019 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport KLAL

April 2, 2019 to April 7, 2019
Annual Sun'n Fun fly-in convention in Lakeland, Florida. Visit Zenith Aircraft Company in the main aircraft outdoor display area MD-026B (same location as past years)…See More
James K. Allen posted photos
Steven Mogg posted a discussion

Zenair Service Aircraft Bulletins

Hi,Since the Zenair web site has been updated I can't find the list of service bulletins. Does anybody know the link to the current list of service bulletins and ADs for Zenith Aircraft?Just want to check and see if anything new has popped upStevenSee More
David Farlow posted a photo

Control Cables routed for rudder, elevator and aileron control

All cables routed for rudder, elevator and aileron control.
David Farlow posted photos
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Style Question on fuselage mate: No wrong answer

Hi, All;This is on a Cruzer, but is the same for STOL, so I'm on the open forum.OK; I've completed all of the initial fit / disassemble / reassemble / rivet / re-mate steps and am ready to final-rivet the fore and aft fuselage 1/2s.Jon Croke on HbH…See More
Jason R posted a status
"Got the work table cleaned up in prep to start the horizontal tail components.... can't wait to get moving again."
Roger Pearce posted a discussion

A65 exhaust flange

Two of my exhaust flanges are too pitted and warped to be repaired, and after pricing stubs on ACS ($89.75 ) and also bare flanges ($13.50) I started looking around to see what I could use.  Being a former air cooled VW/ Porsche mechanic I have lots…See More

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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.

Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

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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Member Rules

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…

Created by Zenith.Aero Dec 23, 2008 at 10:10am. Last updated by John Austin Sep 17, 2018.

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