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Details: 25th annual Open Hangar Days |  Buy your dinner tickets now!

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Juan vega posted a discussion

Up and Coming ADSB Requirements What are folks doing

So been flying the 601 for close to eight years now, and " Rivet the wonder plane" as my wife calls her,   is flying great.....  However,  Uncle Sam has mandated we put ADBS Out by 2020.  A forced facelift......  Ugh.....Question,  anyone one ready…See More
11 minutes ago
Stanley Todd posted a status
"I am now doing phase 1 flight testing. I have 11.0 hrs as of 08/26/2016. Everything is going well."
35 minutes ago
Doug Dugger posted photos
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Rebecca Riley posted a blog post

STOL Competition - Zenith Open Hangar Days 2016

The Zenith Aircraft STOL Competition is a crowd favorite at the Open Hangar Days! The exciting event is sponsored by Kitplanes Magazine and is sure to please the…See More
7 hours ago
Evan Reisman posted a photo
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David J. Beaulieu posted photos
19 hours ago
Dale Courtney posted a discussion

Anyone going to the Zenith Hangar Days from the area of Virginia to Missouri?

Anyone driving or flying out in September between Virginia and Missouri? I might be driving out and could pick someone up on the way or would not mind being a passenger with someone flying out splitting costs. Message me if interested.See More
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David A Kadel posted photos
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David A Kadel posted a status
"I fly almost every day weather permits!"
23 hours ago
Samuel McNair posted discussions
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John A. Minatelli posted a photo


750 Cruzer Fuselage build early August prior to Cortec and riveting the front and rear sections together (now completed). Installed Viking gear spring assembly to replace bungee cord, ordered entire FWF package including Corvair 120 HP conversion,…
Evan Reisman is now a member of Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers
Stephen F. Swim posted videos
Lance Gobeil posted a discussion

650 in oregon

Are there any 650's in the Oregon coast/Lincoln City area?See More
christopher fryatt posted a discussion

From the firewall to the spinner..........all you need

I bought N601LV and updated her to 601XL "B" standards, after 2 years of flying I'm needing a new project so I am starting a  re-engine project using lightweight O-200D2700 100HP corvair,  150 troublefree hours since conversion5th bearing, Nitrire…See More
Don Guice posted a discussion

601 long range fuel tanks

This is a set of 4 - 12 gallon fuel tanks, an earlier option on the 601,  These tanks are in excellent condition and have locking caps, fuel senders, and quick drain valves.  They were in use 3 years before being removed from my damaged 601-B.  $800…See More
Tom Sullivan posted a photo
Tom Sullivan posted a status
"Moved the wings from the house to the airport (S23) today to meet the fuselage"
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Stephen F. Swim posted a photo

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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