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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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Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Did a bit of riveting tonight. Riveted the sides in on 75F5-2 but still need to rivet the top. Also put the A5 rivets into 75F4-3."
2 hours ago
Jon Croke posted a photo

Stewie and Lois

20 hrs down, 20 to go before they let me out of this narrow circle....
3 hours ago
Scott Tyler Bragg posted a discussion

Baggage locker tanks

Does anyone have pictures of how they installed fuel tanks in the baggage locker of the 601 HDS? I'm building a '92 HDS and don't really know how to install them using steel straps like my grandfather wanted.See More
8 hours ago
Carl Eichenauer posted a discussion

skis for a 601XLB

I am thinking of putting skiis on 601.  Anyone done it or have a source for me - pictures would be great. Would prefer not to have to remove the wheels - wheel through or tire strapped to ski would be my choice. Thank YouSee More
13 hours ago
David Orr posted photos
15 hours ago
David Orr posted a status
"I drew up a logo for my tail, Sky Jeep."
16 hours ago
Scott Gallant posted a discussion

matched drilled

deciding between stol 750 or 750 cruzer. . I live very close to the airport and have a hanger. Thoughts?See More
21 hours ago
Sergii Ivanchuk posted photos
Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Deburred the left side of the fuselage and primered the areas of contact. Getting ready to start riveting things together."
Carlos Sa posted a photo

Adding bulkhead #4

As I had already cut the bubble when I figured that bulkhead #3, on the 650, is located 25 cm forward of the 601, I'll have to make and install #4.This is how I traced its profile.
Samuel McNair posted photos
Jean-Paul Chevalier posted a status
"I just pre ordered a Glowforge 3D laser printer (cutter). Plenty of airplane related uses! Ref -"
Terry D Hobert posted photos
Wayne Koski posted a photo

Wings are on!

Wings are on finally...
Robert Audsley posted discussions
Terry D Hobert posted photos
Kostas Rossidis posted photos
Jonathan Kreilich posted a status
"Got lots done today, trimmed the cabin to fit. Have not yet drilled it out yet though."
Jonathan Kreilich posted photos
Russ Johnson posted a photo

Carb heat box

carb heat box for Corvair engine.

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.

New Zenith Tees from EAA:

Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz.

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