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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.

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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.

Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days and Fly-In

September 22 & 23, 2017 in Mexico, Missouri


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Shay King posted a video
1 hour ago
A photo by David J. Beaulieu was featured

Almost ready

Weighed the aircraft today and will calibrate fuel tanks tomorrow. Might even do a few taxi tests. DAR for Airworthiness inspection scheduled in 10 days!!
2 hours ago
Profile IconClint L Gosch and Mark Fox are attending Zenith.Aero's event

Total Solar Eclipse Over the Zenith Aircraft Factory at Zenith Aircraft factory

August 21, 2017 from 11am to 11:30am
Mexico, Missouri (home of the Zenith Aircraft kit factory) is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!  There will be (approx.) 1m 19s of totality!Total Solar Eclipse at Mexico, Missouri: 21 AUG 2017Totality Start:…See More
13 hours ago
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Most of the baggage area has been deburred and stored, rear fueselage top is next!"
13 hours ago
Clint L Gosch posted a photo
13 hours ago
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"Nut plates for sliding seat option installed on rear seat supports. Rear seat supports and front of main gear channel riveted."
13 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
15 hours ago
Gil DeVault posted a discussion

cam locks

Can some one tell me what size cam lock I need for my 601 to hold the top and bottom cowl together? My cowl is a stock Zenith fiberglass cowl…See More
15 hours ago
Damon Brantley posted a blog post

Setting rivets in infrared

While setting the rivets for my spar jig I decided to take some infrared video of the rivet setting process to seehow the rivet heats up as it is compressed. Hopefully others find the results somewhat interesting.The video can be seen at…See More
18 hours ago
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Transition training today. CH650 / 750"
Chet Lundy posted a status
"Wing kit arrive from Zenith. Break down and inventory took just about an hour with help from my son Andrew."
Joe DeKeyrel posted photos
Joe DeKeyrel posted a status
"Fore and aft riveted. Main Gear weldments installed."
Doug MacDonald posted a video

Six Planes in Six Days, AirVenture 2017

During EAA AirVenture 2017, a group of volunteers assembled a Zenith CH-750 fuselage kit each full day of the show. Follow along with this slide show from ou...
Thomas Kawasaki posted a status
"I fly only once a month or so, and I like more traveling on a commercial plane. So I may sell this soon."
Thomas Kawasaki posted photos
Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"Private Pilot Training Today. We post videos of our students on YouTube. Subscribe to our channel for awesome videos. Search flybuzzair"
Mark posted a discussion

Have you sat in the One Week Wonder?

I'm considering ordering seats from Flightline Interiors for my Cruzer. They are the ones that made the seats for the One Week Wonder.Unfortunately I have never sat in the One Week Wonder and although I'm sure the seats are comfortable, the bottom…See More
Daniel Niendorff posted a status
"Oil temps up. Added baffle to flow more air over oil cooler. Oil temps now max 207, but mostly 190s. CHTs up a bit but still under 400."
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"I found some destroyed aluminum fragments from crashed WWII planes in Kwajelein atoll but not enough to restart construction."

New from Zenith:

25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017

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:

Zenith transition training

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Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by an actual 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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