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


EAA Zenith Build Project

Flying Adventures!

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.


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Bob Jones posted a photo

Flying at its Best

glorious Day Of Flying
5 hours ago
Clint L Gosch posted a status
"Drilled and fit door frames. Looking at alternatives for fastening the acrylic to the aluminum, trying to minimize chances for cracking."
9 hours ago
Clint L Gosch posted photos
9 hours ago
William A. Hungelmann posted discussions
12 hours ago
James K. Allen posted a status
"Finished the inventory. I was pleasantly surprised that the kit, finishing kit, and options were all complete. Started constructing the fin."
15 hours ago
James K. Allen posted a photo
15 hours ago
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a photo
16 hours ago
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Installed replacement windshield and roof top. Second time is the charm. Maybe Zenith should sell Do-over insurance."
16 hours ago
J. Gordon Scott posted a discussion

Zenair 701 For Sale

Zenair 701 for sale, almost complete. Lost medical, must sell.  Lots of extras. Not shown in photo but included: wings, engine cowling, engine, control surfaces, all rigging, new battery, door components, landing lights, intercom, most…See More
18 hours ago
Jeff posted a blog post

Unboxing & Getting Started

Hi Everyone!Its been two weeks since we brought home the massive crate with all the parts we'd need to build up to the firewall forward portion of our plane.  As we set up the shop to build we found the crate could be a giant crafting table for…See More
22 hours ago
Ernest Jessee posted a blog post

Transporting 601 xlb fuselage

Hi all, My family and I are moving 31 miles.  I need to transport my 601xlb.  The fuselage is on the gear.  I seem to remember seeing a picture of someone transporting a 601 on a uHaul trailer.  Looking at the trailers they have, I conclude that it…See More
David Orr posted photos
LUCAS SILVA posted a status
"Dear friends, I accomplished my challenge of reaching 20,000 feet today !!!"
LUCAS SILVA posted photos
LUCAS SILVA posted a video
Arthur Coll posted a status
"Has anyone run into a situation where the vertical flaperon rods were too long,We are working on a ch750 cruzer."
Carlos Sa posted a discussion

Matco brake install

Due to a difference in the brake mounting plate, ZAC sent me replacement plates.Upon assembly, I noticed that there is a lot of play in the new plates.Video posted here:…See More
Josh Westbrook posted a video

Zenith STOL CH750: Test Flight 3, Pilot Ramblings, and Bounced Landing

Flying my newly completed Zenith STOL CH750 around the pattern at Bradford County Airport (N27) Towanda, PA on a near perfect day. This was a small part of m...
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo
Ralph Powell posted a discussion

UL News - Interactive Maintenance Manual - Great Tool

All,This may not be news to most of you, but it surprised me. UL Power has a News page with an interactive Maintenance Manual. It is a work in progress, but it has pictures! For those of us with literacy issues this a bonus.…See More

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!


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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…

Created by Zenith.Aero Dec 23, 2008 at 10:10am. Last updated by John Austin Feb 3.

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