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


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John Austin posted a discussion

Never Say Never - The Slats Are Back!

When I built my STOL 750 about 9 years ago, the Cruzer did not exist.  I had a 2100' turf strip and all my buddies had strips at least as long.  So, not needing "superSTOL" capabilities, nonetheless I was impressed with the solid, all-metal…See More
7 hours ago
Wendell Erich Downs posted photos
7 hours ago
John Austin posted a status
"Flew my first test-flight after annual and installation of Stewart Warner fuel senders. Also have re-installed the slats and bigger tires!"
7 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted a status
"Had a chance to meet and greet with Sam McNair and his 801 this Sunday. He has had some great adventures in his 801 aircraft!"
10 hours ago
Glenn Johnson posted a photo

Flight to W75 Fall 2020

Taken by John Andre in his RV.
15 hours ago
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Normal Battery discharge pattern?

Hi, All;I posted this on the Zenith Builders FB page, but the only info offered was that I bought a cheap battery and I should go with Odyssey.I installed a Powersonic battery in my Cruzer, the model number as spec'd in the Zenith plans. Always…See More
19 hours ago
Ben Knox posted a discussion


Any one have a Grandrapids.  EMS.   M4000.     For saleSee More
Larry koepke posted photos
David Krakowsky posted a discussion

DYNON D180 wanted!

My D180 is in for repair. I would like to purchase one for a backup so I am not grounded again.if you have one perhaps from an upgrade and want to turn it into some cash, please contactme.Davedothetime@hotmail.com561-374-3285See More
Michael S Haas posted photos
KenHarry posted a discussion

Trailering instead of hangering with folding wing option

So being a old glider pilot, I always stored my private gliders in trailers rather than keeping them assembled and stored at the airport. With the folding wing option, I would like to hear any thoughts on the idea of storing a completed 750 Cruzer,…See More
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Zenith Aircraft Updates: Hands-On Workshops and more!

Overview of the upcoming online virtual workshop (November 6) and the hands-on Zenith workshop coming to Lakeland, Florida, on December 4 & 5, while flying the Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty! Details on the workshop:
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Flying again (finally)

Got to put a couple hours on the plane. Gorgeous weather and views despite peak foliage gone by here in central Maine.
Martin Bima posted a photo

A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind

Upgraded starter motor for Rotax. Designed, built, installed custom firewall reinforcement channel and nosewheel spring. Inspection and painting of motor mount.
Chester Staskevich posted a discussion

Ordered my kit.

Last week me my brother and my son (12) and two of his boys (11&14) attended Zenith rudder workshop. Our boys and us had so much fun building rudders and flying (Roger gave a 2 flights to each of our boys). After much discussions we ordered our…See More
Samuel McNair posted a blog post

Zenith 801 makes 50

I just finished a trip up to Maine from SC in my 801 (RollerSkate). It was very memorable for several reasons. 1- when I landed and departed Laconia NH that made a straight 50 for me - a take of and landing as PIC in all 50 states. About 40% of…See More
Oct 13
Jozef Misiaszek posted videos
Oct 13
David Krakowsky posted photos
Oct 12
David Aug posted a discussion

Anyone using the Edge Performance EP915ECI

I have been looking at the Rotax 912ULS but do not want to mess with carbs and want more HP than the 100HP it offers.  This EP915ECI is a core 912 engine with fuel injection and 1484cc big bore kit to push it to 120HP.  It seems to offer a more…See More
Oct 12

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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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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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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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