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


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.

27th annual Zenith Aircraft

September 21 & 22, 2018 in Mexico, Missouri


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Buzz Air Flight Academy posted a status
"We have David Muse completing his sport pilot training so he can fly his recently finished 750!"
8 minutes ago
Dale Walters posted a discussion

Low compression - valve adjustment?

Hi all,I have a 3000cc, 130hp Corvair in a 601xlb (bought, not built).  During my most recent condition inspection, my mechanic and I discovered the compression in two cylinders is 38-40 (the others are 66-70psi).Using an inpsection camera, it looks…See More
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Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
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Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"This is the 2nd attempt of mounting wings. Needed additional trimming of nose and wing root skin. Initial measurements confirm squareness."
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David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Trimmed around both front wing tips to allow access to strut bolts. Also trimmed some of the wing tip plastic on elevator which as rubbing."
Curtis Eggen posted a discussion

CH 750 Cruzer Plans For Sale $475

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer plans, SN C75-10269 purchased 1/22/2015. If anyone wants to pay $1.2M, I'll sure accept it, but I'll also take $475 or so for them. They're in perfect condition in original box with receipts. I built the rudder at the factory…See More
Shawn Magin posted a status
"Operating limitations approved....DAR sunday!"
dschmaz posted a status
"Anyone know what lord mount Kit I should use for 750 w/ O235. What size bolts? do the bolts just go through rubber mount or a sleeve"
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a photo
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Spent a significant amount of time today unpacking and reorganizing tools and indexing remaining parts in the new hangar."
Stan Cooper posted a discussion

SFO Class B Airspace changes effective August 16

I updated the U.S. aviation database in my Aera 660 GPS to get the boundaries of the new SFO Bravo airspace on the map. For VFR pilots in the S.F. bay area it's a major update with quite a few benefits including transitions and flyways on the TAC…See More
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Ray Toews posted a discussion

Spring gear on older 601

Has any one converted an older straight leg 601 to spring gear.
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Attached cowl, performed final install of the windshield. Registration paperwork was sent to the FAA last week. The end is in sight!"
Clint L Gosch posted a photo
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Moved to new hangar and now have an empty garage.Successfully compressed main gear to 78 in to fit on flat bed trailer,great help and dinner"
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos


701 seats...

Started by Theodore Vieu in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Jerry Griego 11 hours ago. 5 Replies

Back from Oshkosh and Shipping Engines

Started by Jan Eggenfellner in Viking Forum. Last reply by Theodore Vieu 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Jab USA 3300 650 cowls

Started by Chris Sinfield in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by David Gallagher 13 hours ago. 5 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.

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

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

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:

Quality Sport Planes
Cloverdale, California:

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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