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.

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Aumie Devoll posted a status
"Chong Jue born in Hong Kong is here to get his S/P license. Test flew another CH701 in AL then flew it to Buzz Air to train the owner."
9 minutes ago
Benjamin Carlson posted a discussion

Maximum Gross Weight CH650B?

Hi all, I'm sure many of you have had the same question since receiving the Zenith newsletter stating the CH750 has a 1440lb gross weight if you desire. The question is, can I build my CH650 to a higher gross weight? If so, what is that weight, and…See More
2 hours ago
Steve Johnson posted photos
6 hours ago
Chuck Hosack posted a photo

Knik Glacier

Just another day in the Phase 1 test area
7 hours ago
Martin Bima posted a video

floating july 2016 - touch-n-gos Red River and Netley Lake

Zenith 701 Amphib touch-n-gos on the Red River and Netley Lake.
14 hours ago
Lawrence Michael Wilson posted a photo
17 hours ago
Lawrence Michael Wilson posted a status
"Got a little time today from other aircraft projects and got the 110 mounted on the second CruZer."
17 hours ago
Peter Driussi posted a status
"A few more hours at it today, opened up the holes for the rear top skins on the right wing!"
19 hours ago
Eugene Meintjes posted photos
Samuel McNair posted a discussion

Wanted to Buy CH801

Last Saturday I totaled my CH810 due to a lousy landing and a failed bungee that let the rudder lock.I don't have enough flying years left to build one so I am looking for flyable aircraft, a good airframe without engine, or a kit that is nearly…See More
Jeffery L Bolton is attending Zenith.Aero's event

EAA Oshkosh AirVenture at EAA Oshkosh

July 25, 2016 to July 31, 2016
Whether you're a current builder or owner, or just looking at starting on your own project, there's always something for Zenith builders at Oshkosh!  Lots of activities during the week!  Visit the Zenith booth in the North Aircraft Display Area #641…See More
Thomas Zink posted a discussion

1450 zenith straight floats for sale

10 hours since new with CH 750 rigging and dollyFlorida fresh water lakes only. always hangaredMake offer or trade for ?See More
Zenith.Aero updated an event

25th Annual Zenith OPEN HANGAR DAY and builder fly-in gathering at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 23, 2016 to September 24, 2016
Join us at the 25th annual OPEN HANGAR DAY and Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith factory in Mexico, Missouri.We are planning many new educational and fun social (and flying) activities this year for the 25th annual event. Plan now to join us…See More
Gilbert Moore posted a blog post

C-FFWF Lives

Whoo Hoo!Received my Special Certificate of Airworthiness from Transport Canada Today.3 1/2 years of pushing myself and learning new things. Wow, what a ride that has been!Thank-you to everyone on this site who has asked questions, answered…See More
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Ari Hulkkonen posted a status
"Spent 2 hours to wash most dirt off of the plane... It was pretty bad... But then got my motor running and headed out on the skyway!"
Ray Toews posted a discussion

Just started flying 601HDS

I bought the aircraft a yr ago and after lots of upgrades I am now flying.I have 1500 hrs in 20 types so thought not a Bob Hoover I do have some comparison.I am having trouble with the takeoffs.My airspeed is way off, is showing a 30 mph stall which…See More
Normand Lambert posted a status
"July 21st,2016. Cut all remaining elevator skins. Partially riveted right upper elevator skin."
Normand Lambert posted photos

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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Zenith transition training

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Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by an actual 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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