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


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Flying Adventures!

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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Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"SPRING SPECIAL!!! Book an Introductory Flight by March 31st and Fly for ONLY $59!! Call 931-244-7000 for more details"
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Gil DeVault posted a discussion

single stick

the XL 601 project I bought has the single stick option. I'm install…See More
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Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Cleaned up enough to go back to work. Wired ELT cables in fuse. Need to test GPS input from EFIS."
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Craig J Mitchell posted photos
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Zenith STOL CH 701 Sky Jeep

Deane Philip talks about his Zenith STOL CH 701, and about bush flying in New Zealand, during the annual Bush Pilot Championships at Omaka Aerodrome in Blenheim, New Zealand. Read more about Deane's winning performance at the 2018 Bush Pilot…
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Zenith STOL Champion!

Congratulations to Deane Philip for taking first place in his Zenith STOL aircraft at the…See More
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Robert Riat Transition Training 750

Robert Riat with Buzzy completing his transition training so he can home and fly the 750 he just built. He comes to us all the way from Kansas. www.flybuzzai...
Mitchell Hargin posted a blog post

Flaperons ailerons

I am having trouble getting the flaperons and ailerons set correctly.  Is there easy to follow instructions or videos out there? Thanks, Mitch.  750 99.9% done.See More
Mark Baenen posted a status
"Had a great time hosting EAA Chapter 1317 last week. I really wanted good critiques of my building and progress. Only positive comments!"
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We got hammered with 20" plus of snow last week. Weather has been too windy to fly. Had calmed down today to 12G20 so I had to go see what "Sky Turtle" could do. Still bumpy below 1000' but easily manageable with landings and power management. First…
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a photo
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted videos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Finally back to building after break, removed and modified Honda thermostat for engine. Lost my heat in garage,luckily Spring is almost here"
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"FOR SALE - CH601 HD Subaru 2.2L 95 Horse with only 555 hours on the engine and airframe. $17,500 Contact Buzzy 775-841-5429"
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jeff will posted a discussion

Lycoming o-235 baffling

Does anyone have access to drawings or sketches for the baffling or airbox for the 750 stol with the o-235? Id like to build as much from scrat h as possible, plans would just  make it a little eaiser. ThanksSee More
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experience with different gearbox venting solutions

Started by charlie rosenzweig in Viking Forum. Last reply by charlie rosenzweig 14 hours ago. 11 Replies

single stick

Started by Gil DeVault in Classified / For Sale Postings 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

650 Rudder For Sale or Trade

Started by Craig J Mitchell in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Mike Chinte 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

EAA Tie-Down Mod

Started by John Austin in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by David J. Beaulieu 20 hours ago. 4 Replies


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.

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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Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

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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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