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


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Scott Smith posted a discussion

Kind of a dumb time to ask this question

cuz its already done order to quiet the oil can effect noise in my 701, I glued styrofoam to the walls and floor of the rear fuselage.Well a man thats smarter than me pointed out that the adhesive could be corrosive to the aluminum.  I used…See More
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Carlos Sa posted photos
5 hours ago
George Snedeker posted a discussion

pump gas

Does anyone use pump gas in their 3300 engines. I have a zenith 601xlbSee More
11 hours ago
Perry delano posted photos
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
A photo by Zenith Aero was featured

Frank's Zenith CH 601XL-B

As shared on the Zenith Aircraft Builders Facebook page, Frank Quitter (of Kentucky) wrote: "It's airworthy. Thanks Stan Faske from Cincinnati FAA FSDO."
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
Thomas carlin posted a blog post

Fuesalage side cut outs

Hi,Cutting out the side window openings on my 750 but can't find any info in the drawings about the location of the banana shaped cut outs for the flaperon connections,can anyone help,Regards To AllTom CarlinSee More
James K. Allen posted photos
James K. Allen posted a status
"The plane is nearing completion at Wheels and Wings owner completion center. Rotax 912iS engine is mounted. Instrument panel is mounted."
Mark Rohrbaugh posted a discussion

CH750 checkout

Looking for CFI to perform a checkout for another CFI to keep insurance company satisfied. I own a CH750 with a UL 350is engine. Located in northern Va. N751PT Airport is HWY.  Mark Rohrbaugh 703-362-8576See More
Matt Stecher posted a status
"Got my Airworthiness Certificate last week. Are there specific areas I should be more focused on during my flight transition training?"
Bill Bancroft posted a discussion

Micro Vortex Generators- CH 750STOL

Has anyone ever changed the “stock” location of the micro vortex generators on the elevator of the 750 STOL???I’m checking to see if I should use double-sided carpet tape and experiment with location or just rivet them on permanently now.Anyone that…See More
A photo by brad cohen was featured

Y stick

Took my son flying today....
Carlos Sa posted a discussion

parts in the throttle install kit (JU300-2)

I am trying to figure the purpose of a few parts in the Jabiru install kit, part of the JU300-2 throttle kit.Namely these:2 pieces of aluminum sheet, approx 2"x3"2 AN960-516 flat washer1 AN960-516 light flat washer2 AN960-416 1/2 (1/2???) flat…See More
Aug 2
Skip Rhudy posted a blog post

Empennage Done

Empennage stuff largely done. Maybe not "done done", but 99.9%. I'm not connecting the stabilizer and elevator yet. I'll be off to Zenith soon to pick up the other parts of the kit. A 13 hour drive ... but I've been wanting to visit Zenith since I…See More
Aug 1
brad cohen posted photos
Aug 1
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Moved to a larger hangar, got a few projects in mind and the extra space might be useful."
Jul 31
Clint L Gosch posted photos
Jul 31
John "Allen" Walker posted photos
Jul 31

Blog Posts

Fuesalage side cut outs

Posted by Thomas carlin on August 5, 2020 at 7:18pm 3 Comments

Empennage Done

Posted by Skip Rhudy on August 1, 2020 at 4:20pm 0 Comments

Elevator Build

Posted by Keith Thomas on July 27, 2020 at 9:30am 3 Comments

3d Magic

Posted by Daniel Niendorff on July 24, 2020 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

My scratch built 701

Posted by Stefan carlsson on July 19, 2020 at 3:56pm 3 Comments

Empennage Progress, part 1

Posted by Skip Rhudy on July 18, 2020 at 12:55pm 0 Comments

CH-750 Project For Sale

Posted by Jeff Francis on July 13, 2020 at 1:45pm 0 Comments


Amphib plans

Started by Daniel Booker in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by David J. Beaulieu 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

0-200 Oil Leaks

Started by David Krakowsky in Continental Engines. Last reply by John A. Minatelli 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

pump gas

Started by George Snedeker in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by George Snedeker 3 hours ago. 16 Replies

For Sale - Viking steel spring system

Started by David J. Beaulieu in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by David J. Beaulieu 6 hours ago. 3 Replies


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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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