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


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Flying adventures in Zenith STOL aircraft on DVD!

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.

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25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017


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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Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Get you sport license 7 days"
23 minutes ago
John M Greiner posted a photo

Rudder and HT Fairings Installed

Not my greatest master piece, but it will keep some of the wind deflecting better.
2 hours ago
John M Greiner posted a status
"Installing the rudder and HT fairings on the top."
2 hours ago
Richard Jones posted a discussion

Best Bang for the Buck $$$

Have 84 + flight hours on my Viking 130 powered CH-601 xlb.Viking 130 sarts ease, runnins smooth and burns 5.4 gallons of car gas.In my book this is a Grrrrrrr* combinationSee More
7 hours ago
A photo by William Dominguez was featured
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Dean Smith posted a photo
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bob mccully posted a discussion

Hello. Looking to correspond with any North Island CH701 pilots! We hope to be in NZ month of Feb-March 2018 and would love to do some 701 flying. Bob from Canada

I have over 400 hundred hours on my 701 and would like to visit with a NZ 701 pilot in Feb-March 2018.My e-mail is miniwas@shaw.caThanks Bob from Red Deer Alberta CanadaSee More
18 hours ago
Dave Covert posted a blog post

Rudder kit arrival

It begins. The CH750 rudder kit arrived yesterday and today I ordered some additional tools (clecos, handi-clamps, drill bits, etc) from Spruce and Amazon. Now to restore order to the assembly room.See More
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"750 Transition Training Today, DPE, Flight Reviews, and more here! (931) 244-7000 2M2 10 Hrs. $1500"
William Dominguez posted a photo
Zenith Aero posted a photo

Matt Miller's Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Matt Miller with the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer and the fresh Certificate of Airworthiness: "On a cold day here in Georgia ( yes we do get some cold weather), Cruzer 75-10447 was issued it's Certificate of Airworthiness. Kitplanes' own Vic Syracuse…
John M Greiner posted a video
John M Greiner posted a photo
A photo by RW Hunker Jr was featured

Zenith STOL x2

A 2017 STOL CH750 with a 2000 CH701 at the Delta, Colorado airport. Congratulations Ray Veatch...what a great airplane.
Ajay Singh Shivran posted photos
Ajay Singh Shivran posted a status
"finally my 601 HD completed too"
Pavel Cyril Grim posted photos
Gary Welch posted a discussion

Your panel is telling you something, so what should be your response?

With nearly 200 hours on my 601 XLB in the past year and three months, I re-started thinking about emergency procedures.During Phase 1 testing, critical failures were constantly on my mind and frankly, added a great deal of stress to every flight.…See More
Loren Warner posted a discussion

Thank You John Austin

John,  your style as Moderator is much appreciated, as is your selfless time and effort.  Thank youSee More
Gil DeVault posted discussions

Blog Posts

Rudder kit arrival

Posted by Dave Covert on December 12, 2017 at 9:49am 1 Comment

youtube video

Posted by rubens rando sanchez on December 8, 2017 at 4:05pm 0 Comments

Wing root nose skin

Posted by William Ahrens on December 3, 2017 at 5:37pm 2 Comments

Not bad for 6.5 hours of work

Posted by Todd Osborne on December 2, 2017 at 4:14pm 0 Comments

Getting Restarted

Posted by Todd Osborne on November 30, 2017 at 11:48pm 0 Comments

STOL 750 - 500 hrs!

Posted by John Austin on November 29, 2017 at 10:00pm 5 Comments

SkyJeep comes home

Posted by Steven Winn on November 25, 2017 at 9:31pm 1 Comment


New from Zenith:

25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017

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.

Builder & Pilot Supplies:

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.


Zenith transition and Sport Pilot training:

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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

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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…

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