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


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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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Bryan Walstrom posted a discussion

For Sale: Fuselage CH650.CH750 $2,950 Assembly

*Labor ONLY for Assembly of CH650, CH750 STOL or CH750 Cruzer models.Spring SaleSelf Quarantine Sale*LIMITED TIME ONLY     $2,950-Bryan850-630-1286See photo below.See More
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Zenith Aero updated an event

Sun 'n Fun Fly-In 2020 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport KLAL

May 5, 2020 to May 10, 2020
Sun'n Fun 2020 has been officially CANCELLED  due to COVID-19. Sun 'n Fun has been rescheduled to May 5 - 10, and we will be making plans accordingly.Annual Sun'n Fun fly-in…See More
Mark W posted a discussion

WTB Corvair Mount for a 601/650

I am looking for a Corvair Mount to finish my CH650b. I have one on order with WW. I know he is a very busy man to the lead time might be a while. If anyone has one laying around I’d like to buy it. If there is a different place to post this I…See More
Vincent Maggiore posted photos
Paulo Henrique Correia posted a status
"Good night Guys, thank you for including me in the group, I have a lot to learn from you, thank you very much!"
Paulo Henrique Correia posted photos
Sebastien Heintz updated an event

Zenith Factory Workshop: April 23 & 24, 2020 at Zenith Aircraft factory

April 23, 2020 from 9am to 5pm
LIVE Virtual Workshop Event: April 23, 2020Special Live Virtual Workshop Event: To do our part in helping to prevent the spread of the…See More
John Burns posted a discussion

Jabiru Cowl Oil Filler Door

I have a Jabiru cowl and the cowl has a depressed area for the oil filler door.  The kit includes a piece of fiberglass material, the hinge, the latch and hardware to manufacture the door.  Unfortunately there is no picture or instructions for…See More
Darrell Doerhoff posted photos
Rheal Comte posted a status
"Would anybody with CH650 and Viking 130 share W&B information. Specify your landing gear orientation, flat forward as per plan or reversed."
Mark Woodward posted photos
Scott Gallant posted photos
Shawn Magin posted a photo

Sunset: What A View!

These days, there's nothing better than a sunset ride to make it all go away...
Alain Dufresne posted a blog post

CH650B - W&B Datum position

CH650B W&B Question. On the W&B calc sheet, a note puts the Datum line at Station 1790 mm. along the leading edge of the wings. To my knowledge, Station line 0 should be the aircraft centre line. Or should I measure this from the side of the…See More
Brian Thomas posted a photo

200328-01 table assembled

Spring is here! Cleaned out the muck from the garage, got the table put back together. Two upgrades this year - legs inspired by the EAA 1000 table, and adjustable feet to get everything level.
John Burns posted a blog post
Lonnie Fosgate posted a discussion

Tail skid for a 701 or 750?

Anyone else out there bang their tail on take-off? I decided I need a tail skid for my 750 and wondering if anyone else out there has already designed and installed something to protect the rudder. Photos and comments are appreciated before I tackle…See More
A video by Zenith Aero was featured

Zenith CH 750 Kit Assembly: Building the flaperons

Building the flaperon assembly for the Zenith CH 750 takes just very simple skills and tools now that parts are supplied utilizing final hole size match-drilled technology (STOL CH 750 Super Duty flaperon shown here).
A photo by Lesieur Dominique was featured
Alex Roca posted photos

Blog Posts

CH650B - W&B Datum position

Posted by Alain Dufresne on March 30, 2020 at 9:00pm 5 Comments

Airplanes first day outside

Posted by John Burns on March 30, 2020 at 7:20pm 0 Comments

Tail / Slats / Flaperons

Posted by Skip Rhudy on March 25, 2020 at 11:34pm 1 Comment

Work on it daily

Posted by John Burns on March 17, 2020 at 6:42pm 4 Comments

Posted by Kenneth Stapleton on February 18, 2020 at 9:43pm 0 Comments

Seat Panel

Posted by Bradford Drown on February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Cruise pitch

Posted by Robin ten Pas on February 7, 2020 at 8:10am 0 Comments


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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

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Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
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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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