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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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Normand Lambert posted a status
"Friday April 18th. 55 minutes flight. Engine started right up and everything performed flawlessly. Life is GOOD!"
51 minutes ago
Christopher Braun posted photos
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Christopher Braun posted a status
"Engine, fuselage, wings, tail done. just need to install windows, doors, purchased instruments, and attach engine and wings/tail!"
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Marty de la Motte posted a blog post

One wing... finished!

Milestone reached today - finished the right wing. (Well, as finished as you can get without a fuselage).  Skins riveted, trailing edge is solid riveted, flaperon bracket supports riveted, fuel tank installed.Made a wing stand out of timber and carpet (the idea came from someone on the site) and my workbench is now clear for the other wing...…See More
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Sheldon Kulaway posted a status
"A few pics below, from the past 2 weeks. Rudder 90% complete. De-burr and rivet 50% together. Way more fun than i thought it would be."
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Brian A. Manlove posted a status
"got brake lines routed from forward cabin to rear."
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Michael Heit posted a blog post

A new CH750 flying in Alaska

I had the pleasure yesterday to issue a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Jack Schnurr of North Pole, AK on his beautiful CH750 using the Continental C90 engine and 2 blade composite Sensenich prop. Jack did a fine job and I look forward to a ride with him when he completes his 25 hours of test flight time.Michael Heit A&P IA / DAR-TSee More
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The EAA Zenith Project: EAA staff members build Zenith CH750

Latest update from EAA staffers:"It is amazing how when you work on your project, you make progress!"
A video by Zenith.Aero was featured

Canadian Aviator magazine flies the STOL Zenith CH 750 with the Rotax 912iS engine

Jim Cole of Canadian Aviator magazine went flying with Roger Dubbert in the Zenith STOL CH750 powered by the 100-hp Rotax 912iS (at Sun'n fun 2014)
Darryl Legg posted a status
"Finished 100hrly, fitted extra 12 gal tanks to wings, flew 3 hrs today in blustery thermals with the birds......."
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Anybody have trouble with Marco tires ? Just installed all 3 and 2 have slow leaks. Have not determined from where yet.

Blog Posts

One wing... finished!

Posted by Marty de la Motte on April 20, 2014 at 6:05am 1 Comment

A new CH750 flying in Alaska

Posted by Michael Heit on April 18, 2014 at 1:26pm 2 Comments

CH750 CruZer Group

Posted by Stephen L Towle on April 12, 2014 at 7:34am 7 Comments

jabiru 2200 engine

Posted by derek power on April 9, 2014 at 4:09pm 1 Comment

Bending Brake

Posted by David A. Judkins on April 6, 2014 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

Cleaning Aluminum

Posted by Thomas Spickermann on April 6, 2014 at 5:34pm 3 Comments

Rotax 912iS Sport Announced

Posted by Joe Harrington on April 2, 2014 at 2:26pm 3 Comments

Tank leak test

Posted by Marty de la Motte on April 2, 2014 at 12:37am 2 Comments


New from Zenith:

Coming to AirVenture 2014:

Weather Maps

Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith

Custom instrument panelsare 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.

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Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz.

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Sport Pilot Flight Training in the Zenith CH 601 XL-B

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