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

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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.

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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.

Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Day & Fly-In: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Seminars and builder banquet on Friday, September 19. More info


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Normand Lambert posted a status
"Wednesday August 27th. 1.3 hours of touch and goes with flaps ! Did not bend anything !!! Just love this baby !!!"
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Ron Johnson posted a discussion

FOR SALE-3 Blade Warp Drive Prop.

 Have 3 Blade Warp Drive Prop with nickel leading edge, with new just purchased at Oskgosh, the threaded steel lug set and new prop bolts from Warp Drive for $94,00 and the Warp Drive Protractor, Will sell all for $625.00. See More
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david shrader posted a status
"August 12th the scratch built ch-701 was signed off"
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Dean Smith posted a status
"Added a spot to put some junk"
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Dean Smith posted photos
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Dean Smith posted a status
"Flaperons are primed and ready"
8 hours ago
Kevin Lippert posted a discussion

Soundproofing Interior

Have you used anything on your interior to help reduce cabin noise?  I would like to find a lightweight material or coating to help with sound deadening.See More
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Dean Smith posted a status
"Control linkage is in"
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Paulo Carlos D Amore posted photos
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2014 Zenith Open Hangar Day & Fly-In Gathering

Please join us for the 23rd Annual 2014 Zenith Open House & Fly-In Gathering. We have many activities and seminars, starting on September 19.…
16 hours ago
Carlos Sa posted a status
"My CH601-HD had its pre-cover inspection done yesterday. No glitches. I am officially allowed to continue construction."
18 hours ago
Larry Zepp posted a photo


Zodiac 650B - dimpled the frame and lower fuselage skin so the rivets will be flush- allowing a better door seal.
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Raymond Paul posted a status
"completed beannie mod design, made form bloks and formed 2 new beannie mod root ribs"
Chuck Dean posted a photo

New look: Zenith CH 650

With the new wheel fairings that I painted and installed.198 hours now.
Zenith.Aero updated an event

Zenith Builder's Banquet & Dinner at Elks Lodge, Mexico, Missouri

September 19, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Banquet dinner at the 23rd annual Zenith Aircraft Open Hanger Day & Fly-In. Meet with fellow Zenith builders, pilots and enthusiasts. There are many awesome door prizes to be awarded and special guests. Don't miss this fun event! Cost per person is $20.Tickets and more informationSee More
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Zenith Factory Workshop at Zenith Aircraft factory

September 17, 2014 at 9am to September 18, 2014 at 12pm
We invite you to join us at our next factory workshop to gain hands-on experience in building your own Zenith aircraft kit! Zenith Aircraft Company's factory workshops have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in building their own Zenith Aircraft kit plane. Participants get the opportunity to actually start assembling kit parts under the direction and guidance of factory professionals. They "graduate" from the workshop…See More
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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.

Zenith T-shirts and Hats:

Zenair Floats

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

Builder & Pilot Supplies:

Quality Sport Planes
Cloverdale, California




Sport Pilot Flight Training in the Zenith CH 601 XL-B

Buzz Air Flight Academy

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

How-To Videos from

Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by an actual 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.


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