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


EAA Zenith Build Project

Flying Adventures!

Flying adventures in Zenith STOL aircraft on DVD!

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.

Discussion Forum Search:


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.


  • Add Photos
  • View All

Latest Activity

David J. Beaulieu posted photos
5 hours ago
Gil DeVault posted a status
"With all the recent sub 0 temps we have had my hangar doors are all frozen shut. Will try to get them open now the temps in the high 40s"
6 hours ago
Tom Sullivan posted a status
"Wondering why my UL eng. is offset left of acft centerline. I assume for torque effects or the like."
Patrick Hoyt posted a discussion

Roll Call: Viking 130 Owners

Hey fellow Builders & Fliers,Who all has a Viking 130....?  Which airframe...?  Where are you based...? I am installing a Viking 130 as part of a rebuild of my Zodiac.  I'm based at Bourland Field, which is southwest of Ft Worth, Texas.Patrick…See More
3 discussions started by John Austin were featured
James smith posted a discussion

does anyone know this plane?

Hey guys, im buying a 701 and id like to know if anyone has any dirt on it. n number n701bj. Its from Cadiz Kentucky and was owned by a gent named Robert B.
Samuel McNair posted a discussion

WANTED - CH801 Cowl

If you have a CH801 cowl for the Lyc or Superior O-360 engine you want to sell. Please contact me. I need one soon.ThanksSam  ssm6791@gmail.comSee More
Tom Sullivan posted a photo
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Taming the wiring beast and hiding from the snow and cold."
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
Patrick Hoyt posted a photo
Zenith Aero posted a video

Four mini Tips for Homebuilders

This week's Tip is really a collection of 4 new mini Tips for experimental aircraft builders. Two of these demonstrate tools in action. Watch and learn! We e...
Steven Ward posted photos
Jason R posted a photo
Scott Tyler Bragg posted a status
"What is the best way to adhere cork to aluminum?"
Patrick Hoyt posted a status
"Taxi tested with new engine."
A photo by Kostas Rossidis was featured
John M Greiner posted a status
"I started welding my dual stick "option" yesterday. I am using the Acetylene torch method. Happy with my welds so far."
John M Greiner posted a photo
Jerry posted a status
"Looking to see if anyone has put a 26 in tundra tire on front of 801 need to find out how u made the fork putting 31 on the main"

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 Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

New Zenith Apparel from EAA:

Zenair Floats

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

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!


Follow Up Report:


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…

Created by Zenith.Aero Dec 23, 2008 at 10:10am. Last updated by John Austin Nov 27, 2017.

© 2018   Created by Zenith.Aero.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service