Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris Heintz / Zenair light airplane designs).


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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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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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Todd Scruton posted discussions
1 hour ago
Austin Nelson posted a discussion

Corvair 120hp Engine W/ Warp Drive Prop FOR SALE

3000cc 120hp. Has Dan's 5th bearing, gold prop hub, billet oil filter/cooler adapter, billet oil pan, front starter, rear alternator, SS intake, E/P distributor, Safety shaft, hybrid studs, oil cooler, and Weismann baffling. Selling with warp drive…See More
2 hours ago
Patrick Hoyt posted photos
10 hours ago
Brad Payne posted a discussion

DUC prop washers

I have been adjusting the pitch of my DUC prop and have noticed that the bolts are no longer holding their torque and the washers stay flat when loosened.Does anyone know where to order replacement washers and how many times you can loosen/tighten…See More
23 hours ago
Joe Scheibinger posted a discussion

Engine Cowl for sale (NEW)

I have a brand new engine cowl made for the Jabaru engine and fits the 601 - 650- 750 aircraft. It is in immaculate condition and I will send it anywhere by truck in a crate at cost. It comes with the attachment fittings. If you don't have a Jab…See More
A photo by Zenith Aero was featured

Last Day! Up to 50% Off at the EAA Store

Up to 50% Off selected Zenith Aircraft merchandise + FREE SHIPPING* on your purchase with code HOLIDAY2019 now through December 5th, 2019, at the EAA Store.*Free Shipping Valid on Domestic orders only. International Customers will receive a 30%…
Scott Smith posted a discussion

Question regarding 701 build

So what is the reasoning behind the 2 piece longeron on the aft fuselage?  All four longerons call for an overlap and splice in the center.  I would think running one continuous piece would be stronger.  (I am building an older 701 kit)See More
David Koshinski posted photos
A video by David Orr was featured

Chaising my Sun Dog

Flying over the sea fog along Port Angeles
Mark Parry posted a discussion

Looking for 750 STOL

Hey folks, anybody (Stateside) have a well built and flying 750STOL they are ready to sell...or have a friend that does?  Thought I had one lined up for past couple months but owner ended up selling to someone local so back to drawing…See More
William Jose Soto Araujo posted a discussion

WTB 701 project

Hello all want to buy a CH 701 project at any stage ThanksSee More
Daniel Miles posted photos
Todd Scruton posted a discussion

KT76A with Dynon encoder

Almost everything you need to install a transponder. Add a UAvionix unit for 2020 compliance. Tray, harness and Dynon…See More
Nov 30
Jason R posted a status
"Stab fences fit and drilled, trim tab slot cut - good to be back in the shop!"
Nov 30
David Orr posted videos
Nov 30
John Austin posted a blog post

Throttle Reversing Bell Crank

Some time back, I replaced the Bing carb on my STOL 750/Jabiru 3300 with a Sonex/AeroConversion "AeroInjector" throttle body carb.  The AeroInjector's throttle body slide operates in reverse to most other carburetors in that the throttle cable…See More
Nov 26
David Shutske posted a discussion

stol 750 flaperon travel

I am setting up the controls for the flaperons. With the flaperons centered when the stick is centered and the bellcrank parallel to the mixer rod I find that when I have 13 degrees of up travel then I get 17 degrees of down travel on the opposite…See More
Nov 26
Leonardo posted a video
Nov 25
Damon Brantley posted a blog post

Part 4 Flap Bending

In part 4 of making the flaps and ailerons, I finally bend the flap skins.Also an additional video doing a detailed measurement and plot in CAD ofa bend radius See More
Nov 25

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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

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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.

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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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