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.

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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Jason Allen Koiter posted photos
8 hours ago
Robert Shoukry posted a discussion


Available for sale an assembled tail kit including Rudder, Horizontal Stabilizer, Elevator & Elevator Trim, and wired Elevetor Servo. All 3 items competitively priced at $2300 including crating. Will have to price the freight additional. Ready…See More
10 hours ago
Carlos Sa posted a discussion

choke assembly

The Jabiru FWF kit includes a choke kit.I am trying to understand the function of the part marked in the attached photo...Comments, anyone?See More
Fred Williams posted discussions
Frederick Schutt posted a discussion

For Sale - 601 with Corvair engine

Age and health have caught with me.engine has new billet crank and generation two 5th bearing assembled by flywithspa, short block is 2700cc with all gold parts assembled by Flycorvair.All parts to complete except exhaust, carb, and alternator601…See More
David Banahan posted a discussion

Engine Serial # location?

Please save me a trip to the airport (17℉) way to chilly for me.  Where on the 1966 Corvair engine is the serial number located?ThanksSee More
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Top of the world! Zenith STOL mountaintop views

SLO Down Under: Great views from a mountaintop in New Zealand (by Hamish Crowe) with the Zenith STOL CH 701
A photo by Rock Coleman was featured


All Covered 3M Vinyl
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Rotax oil pressure gauge

All,i don’t have any responses in he Rotax engine forum yet so I thought I’d post it up here as well.  Looking for feedback from anyone that has flown the VDO mechanical oil pressure gauge in the 912, my main concern is reliability vs. a hot oil…See More
John "Allen" Walker posted photos
Ken Ryan posted a discussion

Mark Discusses Advantages/Disadvantages of Different Engine Technologies

I visited the website and found an interesting write-up by Mark, the owner of Aeromomentum. In it he discusses the engineering choices that led him to choose the line of Suzuki engines that he uses for aircraft conversion. Here's a…See More
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
Jason R posted a status
"If I said I was cutting 0.025 strips 36mm by 4 foot wide, would you know what I'm talking about? ;)"
Kerry Mykituk posted a discussion

Soft rivets Question-701

Hello there! Currently in the constructing process of my zenith-701 and I am seeking some advice to secure (pound) the soft solid rivets on the elevator trailing edge.  For these small soft rivets do I require a bucking bar, hammer riveter and air…See More
John Austin posted a discussion

Tie-Down Ring Camera Mount

My kids gave me a GoPro Hero 5 Black for Christmas, and during an episode of "cabin fever," I decided to fabricate an external mount for my STOL 750.  I had seen a similar, commercially available mount with a cam lever bolt that allowed for quick…See More
Shawn Magin posted a discussion

Ch 701 elevator

Hey all,Was wondering if straightening out the"duck tail" on the trailing edge has helped with speed. Cant help but notice that when trimmed for level cruise, my trim tab is just as far up as the down angle of the elevator T.E. ...hmmm... What say…See More
James Smith posted a discussion

Propeller for Jabiru 3300

New Sensenich composite, nickel edges, 64". Part # 2A0J5R64ZN. Was purchased for Jabiru 3300 in 2007 but never used. Still in the original box. Matching new 9" spinner part # SPIN9H5-2. Prop $1500, Spinner $625, both for $2050. • Contact…See More
David Krakowsky posted a discussion


how do we get into the classified section?daveSee More
Zenith Aero posted a video

Top of the world! Zenith STOL mountaintop views

SLO Down Under: Great views from a mountaintop in New Zealand (by Hamish Crowe) with the Zenith STOL "Sky Jeep" light sport utility airplane. #zenair #stolfl...

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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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


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.

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

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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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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