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


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Terry D Hobert posted a photo

Just Fuse on gear

Putting fuse away until move.
45 minutes ago
Jason Huberd posted a blog post

Stol CH750 poh

I recently purchased a 750 with an O235 in it. I was wondering if anyone else has the same motor and what some of the operating speeds were. The poh that came with the plane was a generic one for a 701. Any help would be great. Thanks.
1 hour ago
Zenith Aero posted a video

Applying the Wrap

My brand new aircraft deserves a great look. Cooper is named after a beloved pet kangaroo, and is also the namesake of our resident Coopers Animal Refuge. Sw...
2 hours ago
Joseph DeGhetto posted a blog post

CH601HD Main Gear Spring/Rubber Bungees and Dual Controls???

Hi everybody just starting a build on a CH601HD and this is my first post, I have a few questions.I see that Viking makes the nose spring bungee kit, I was wondering if anybody makes a similar kit for the main gears on a CH601HD? or if anyone has…See More
8 hours ago
James R Depfer Sr. posted a discussion

Bruce's CH750 Travel Cover

Bruce's CH750 Travel Cover  $150  plus $20 shipping   SOLDExcellent condition / lightweightText 301-672-0837 or email depfer at yahoo dot comAttached photo is from Bruce's web page.See More
mark woodring posted a status
"milestone today...the final puzzle piece is finished... the last wing. got all the flaperons, slats.rudder, elevator and stabilizer done.."
Brian Thomas posted a photo

CH 750 Cruzer horizontal tail

Tail closed up! Also got the garage cleared out so I can park inside through the winter.
James K. Allen posted photos
James K. Allen posted a status
"4-point harness mod is installed in aft fuselage."
Mark Stevens posted a photo

Wings Attached

With the help of friends it took about 6 hours to attach the wings.
Paul Evenson posted a photo

Zenith CH 200

Zenith CH 200
Ken Licwinko posted photos
Gilbert Cardwell posted discussions
jeff will posted discussions
Fred John Thomas posted a discussion

750 ht fairings, ballast,toolbox

I started out trying to figure how to add a little weight to the tail.  Wound up putting a toolbox under the ht.  That design lead me to fair in the front corners of the ht mounts as well.Was a days work or so , but fiberglass would  have taken a…See More
John Austin posted a discussion

MGL SP-6 Magnetometer

My whiskey compass has a very slow leak and needs new seals.  However, I "might" want to use that mounting hole for an AOA such as the AeroVonics (just bought by uAvionix!) AV-20s that is "probeless" and a simple installation, so I thought I'd go…See More
Jonathan Fay posted a discussion

Review of the New Viking Gearbox at 15 hours

At about 45 hours I installed the upgraded gearbox in my Viking 130 powered Zenith 750 Cruzer. Jan had told me that the new gearbox would run cooler and had a new bearing to handle the turbo power levels, and since I was contemplating getting a…See More
Sebastien Heintz posted a photo

Sun'n Fun's ACE Zenith CH 750 Cruzer

Help Design a Zenith! Help capture the “spirit” by designing the graphics and paint scheme of this special aircraft!Sun'n Fun's Aerpspace Center for Excellence (ACE) has partnered with Able Flight, a unique organization that shares a similar belief…
John Austin posted a status
"Finished the Annual Condition Inspection today, received oil analysis from Blackstone: "this engine continues to produce good reports!" :>)"
Zenith Aero updated an event

Zenith Factory Workshop: October 10 & & 11, 2019 at Zenith Aircraft factory

October 10, 2019 at 9am to October 11, 2019 at 12pm
Zenith Aircraft Hands-On Workshop We invite you to join us at our October 2019…See More

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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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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.

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Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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


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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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