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

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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 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 www.zenithair.com for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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David J. Beaulieu posted a status
"Finally floated N82DE and got mulitple T/O and LDGs from the river waterway next to the KOLD airport. No handling issues, kinda fun!!"
6 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
6 hours ago
Daniel Niendorff posted a photo

801 loaded for Oshkosh

Hard to believe this is under gross and in CG. With 60 gallons fuel. Would not believe it if I hadn’t weighed and packed it myself. Love the 801.
6 hours ago
Robert M posted discussions
yesterday
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Zenith shirts from EAA

Check out the new Zenith t-shirts from EAA. Buy them from Zenith Aircraft, pick them at the EAA Wearhouse at Oshkosh AirVenture 2019, or order online from the EAA store: Members receive a discount and all proceeds support EAA's educational…
Thursday
Eugene Shtirlits posted discussions
Thursday
David J. Beaulieu posted a discussion

Muffler

FYI,  UL mufflers (at least for the 350iS) now come from the factory with a reinforcing gusset to the exhaust pipe flange.  I repaired my original (which had cracked), but ordered a new one in the event of future cracking/needed replacement.  Likely…See More
Thursday
Bryan Walstrom posted a discussion

Corvair 1967 RH Machined to 3.0L at Sport Performance

   Hey everyone. With so many "OTHER" projects going on at the moment I have decided to go ahead and sell my 1967 RH Corvair engine which I pulled myself from an AUTOMATIC 4 door Corvair a few years ago. It was torn down at the Barnwell SC college…See More
Thursday
Rob A posted a discussion

Panel cover film

Hello,What's a good material and source for a covering film for the instrument panel and centre console. I know some have use a carbonfibre cover. I was thinking maybe just grey. Does it hold up in the heat and sun exposure over time?thanks,See More
Thursday
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted photos
Thursday
George Burns posted a discussion

Turbo questions

I would just like to hear any and all opinions about going with a turbo system in order to get to a HP requirement I need for my chosen Zenith version (CH 640). Now, before you throw on your negative nancy glasses, realize that the Sling 4, a…See More
Thursday
Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall posted a status
"Checked for fuel leaks, EIS and filled wing tanks. Safety wired rudder cables, front axle, and nose gear block. Torque checked bolts."
Thursday
Sebastien Heintz posted a video

Zenith Aircraft at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2019 Preview Video

Zenith Aircraft's Sebastien Heintz and Roger Dubbert go flying in the STOL CH 750 to discuss the upcoming EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2019 fly-in, activities and ...
Wednesday
Kenneth Stapleton posted photos
Wednesday
Scott Gallant posted a status
"To the Cruzer builders out here. Where are you running or going to run the fuel lines from the tanks to the fire wall?"
Wednesday
Robert M posted a discussion

912is Turbo??

Has anyone came across any information or installed a Turbo Kit on the 912is fuel injected Rotax? I know there are kits for the carbonated version. I am looking to get more power out of mine for Takeoff and Climb. Not really concerned about cruse as…See More
Wednesday
Kenneth Stapleton posted a discussion
Wednesday
David J. Beaulieu posted a status
"Reinstalled exhaust system. Finished safety wire on float hardware/all hydraulics systems bled and functional check complete. Ready to fly!"
Tuesday
Jeff Roberts posted photos
Tuesday

Forum

CH 250 Rigging

Started by Cristhian Quintero in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Tim Helms 28 minutes ago. 1 Reply

nose gear steering

Started by clive jewett in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by Tim Helms 33 minutes ago. 1 Reply

ZENITH STOL CH701 FOR SALE

Started by Eric Stacey in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Eugene Shtirlits 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

wanted - any 3 seat or 4 place zenair

Started by steven ophiuchus in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by George Burns 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

 
 
 

New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 
 

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

                                                     

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.


Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits


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 HomebuiltHELP.com

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 HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

 

West Coast USA:

Transition Training:

Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance


 

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

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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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