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


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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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Landing on the Yellow Dot: Arrival at Oshkosh 2018

Roger Dubbert flies the approach to EAA Oshkosh AirVenture in the Zenith STOL CH 750 Super Duty sport utility kit aircraft, landing on the Yellow Dot on runw...
7 hours ago
Jeff Ford posted a photo


Top skin & pilot skin in place
7 hours ago
Cam Andres posted photos
8 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Ready for runups cowl and taxi checks

After some gear checks and cycles while on blocks, it was time for engine runs and on to taxi tests to condition and break in the brakes.
8 hours ago
Mark Stevens posted a photo

Viking 130 with DUC prop

Viking 130 installed FWF.
9 hours ago
Larry Zepp posted a photo


Main gear installed. Working on nose gear with Viking Steel Bungee. See you at Oshkosh! Best Regards,Larry Zepp - N22LZ Zodiac 650B, Fort Wayne, IN
22 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Chris Hoare posted a discussion

Replacement bungge

I see in the latest video that Zenith have come up with a new nose wheel system apparently all aircraft at Oshkosh have them installed and will soon be released to the public.Can some one please take some photos as would really like to change mine…See More
Zenith Aero posted a video

Zenith Aircraft at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2018 preview

Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz and Roger Dubbert go flying in the STOL CH 750 to discuss the upcoming EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2018 fly-in, activities and ...
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Sweat Corrosion

Sorry; I just have to gripe.It's been so bloody hot here in DFW; our backporch digital thermometer says 112 deg. When it's a bit cooler (AM), the humidity is high.  I hate working on aluminum when it's 110 deg to the touch and your sweat drips onto…See More
Bob Jones posted a photo

Robin, Our Daughter, Flying her Zenith 701, in Michigan

Robin, so Happy your getting hrs in !! Looking Great!!
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"It Seems to be getting serious, adjusted seatbelt and seat for flying in the near future. As they say, “90% done and 90% to go."
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
James K. Allen posted photos
James K. Allen posted a status
"Finished the vertical fin and attached to rudder. Fin tip rib and rudder cap rib gap was within the 5-8 mm spec."
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Riveted windshield and sunroof. Installed seats and seat belts. Installed bubble doors and hardware. Closing up everything in fuselage."
Charles Causey posted a discussion

2200 in the 70

Anyone flying a 701 behind a 2200? Considering this engine for my build.See More
Gil DeVault posted a discussion

Brodhead wisconsin

It is supposed to rain all weekend so it will be a little damp at the Pietenpol fly in this weekend. I decided…See More
Theodore Vieu posted a discussion

701 seats...

Looking for options for seat cushions ???   Any ideas or suggestions ?????See More


Matco MC-5 Master Cylinders

Started by Jerry Griego in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Mike Holder 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Replacement bungge

Started by Chris Hoare in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Jimmy Young 16 hours ago. 5 Replies

2200 in the 701

Started by Charles Causey in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by Charles Causey 18 hours ago. 3 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...

Building and Pilot Supplies

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!


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Member Rules

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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