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Joe Pringle posted a discussion

Dual Throttle Control

Does anyone have dual throttle controls with their Corvair.  I am using a MA-3 carb, and a center stick.  I plan to have a throttle control for both the pilot and passenger side.  I am thinking that I can just hook two cables to the throttle control…See More
2 hours ago
BJ Ramsey posted photos
21 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Priming Fin repair

Repaired "trailer" damage this Spring, while I'm painting my Stab fences, thought it was a good time to mask and prep and paint the repair.
Pat mcfall posted a discussion

650xl(b)for sale90%completed dsm ia

Polished aluminum, solor gray canopy, jabiru 3300A  0 time time engine, dual brakes, throttles, long range tanks, wing lockers,electric elevator  & aileron trim, hundreds of hours build time saved 4 you.whirlwind ground adj.prop.....36k. For…See More
Michael T. posted a discussion

Buying a salvage aircraft and the border

Hi everyoneI`m in Canada and I want to buy a US Zenair salvage aircraft...thats been storm damaged(flipped by the wind from a tie down) but many parts are still viable...welded rudder pedals...ect..If an aircraft is it still an…See More
Keith Thomas posted a discussion

Eaa Spirit of Aviation week all online

http:// 21st they have a Sheet metal workshop.EAAThe schedule for Spirit of Aviation Week is now live! With already more…See More
Jeff McNabb posted a discussion

Zenith 750 STOL Project for sale

Do to retirement and buying a plane in Florida I plan to sell my Zenith 750 project. I have completed all of the major metal parts, The plane is standing on it's gear with wings attached, tail all attached, The cabin, doors and windows have been…See More
Zenith Aero posted a video

First Flight: Swiss Zenith STOL CH 750

After several years building, Michel of Switzerland sent us this video: "My Zenith airplane is airborne! It is the first STOL CH 750 ever approved in Switzer...
Shawn Magin posted a photo
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Stab Fence

Finished up both sides today, ready for prime and paint. Rather than drilling out the three rivets up front I elected to use a unibit and drill out relief holes for the rivet heads.
Larry Zepp posted photos
Clint L Gosch posted a video

Crosswind practice on a breezy day in a CH750 STOL

Ride along in my CH750 while I practice a few crosswind landings on a beautiful summer day
Christopher Primus Ward Jr. posted photos
Brian Baker posted photos
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Stab Fences in progress

While waiting on my bearings for the amphib wheels I figured I'd get with the program and start the stab fence and elevator extension mods. I had some 0.063 2024-T3 on hand and used that for the fences. Happy 4th of July fellow Z's
Eugene Stone-Romero posted a discussion

Problem with left mag, Jabiru 3300 engine

I am having problems with the left magneto on my Jabiru 3300 engine. When I conduct the mag checks there is almost no rpm drop on the right mag. However, when I check the left magneto the drop is 200-250 rpms and the engine runs very roughly.My…See More
Skip Rhudy posted a blog post

Learning about Wiring

I didn't want to solder the servo leads. So I did some research and learned a lot about wiring tools and techniques: More
Don Woodward posted photos
Ernest Christley posted a discussion

Bent push rod.

Took a 25 minute flight from KJNX to KTTA to show a good friend that I had a well running airplane.   Everything was running perfect, and I was really feeling good about it all. Then two miles out, she started back firing. A few seconds later, it…See More
Jeffrey Paul Roberts posted a discussion

750 Cruzer Fuel filler cap gap

After finishing installing my tank for the 4th time I realized once I screwed the cap in all the way there's a 1/4 inch or so gap around it. Have any of you seen this and if so how did you remedy the situation. See More

Blog Posts

Learning about Wiring

Posted by Skip Rhudy on July 4, 2020 at 11:36am 0 Comments

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

Posted by Joe Hopwood on June 22, 2020 at 7:16am 0 Comments

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

Posted by Joe Hopwood on June 17, 2020 at 1:51pm 1 Comment

Ground adjustable prop.

Posted by Raymond Woods on June 16, 2020 at 8:00pm 2 Comments

Rudder Skeleton

Posted by Keith Thomas on May 5, 2020 at 12:21pm 1 Comment

1000 hours on my 2007 601-B

Posted by Mark Ertz on May 3, 2020 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

Angle of incidents?

Posted by Mark Ertz on May 3, 2020 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

Rudder Parts

Posted by Keith Thomas on April 30, 2020 at 2:03pm 1 Comment


Cruzer Kit for Sale

Started by Gary J Patton in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Gary J Patton 27 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Dual Throttle Control

Started by Joe Pringle in Corvair Engine Forum. Last reply by Bob Pustell 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

youtube videos

Started by Keith Thomas in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Bob Pustell 2 hours ago. 15 Replies


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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.

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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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