Total Solar Eclipse Over the Zenith Aircraft Factory

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Total Solar Eclipse Over the Zenith Aircraft Factory

Time: August 21, 2017 from 11am to 11:30am
Location: Zenith Aircraft factory
Street: 1881 Airport Rd
City/Town: Mexico
Website or Map: http://www.zenith.aero/forum/…
Event Type: eclipse
Organized By: Zenith.Aero
Latest Activity: Aug 21

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Event Description

Mexico, Missouri (home of the Zenith Aircraft kit factory) is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!  There will be (approx.) 1m 19s of totality!

Total Solar Eclipse at Mexico, Missouri: 21 AUG 2017

Totality Start: 1:13:43PM (CDT) 

Duration of Totality: 1m 19s

Partial phase start: 11:46:29AM (CDT)

Check out the NASA website for details about the upcoming eclipse

More info: See the discussion on Zenith.Aero

Let us know if you're interested in flying (or driving) to the Zenith Aircraft factory in Mexico, Missouri to view this rare event! (Leave comments below and/or RSVP for this event)

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Comment by Zenith.Aero on August 21, 2017 at 10:04pm

Comment by Zenith.Aero on August 20, 2017 at 9:40am

Here's some additional good info about the eclipse:

Comment by Zenith.Aero on August 20, 2017 at 9:30am

The dark circle shows the area of totality at the given time (shown below the circle)

Comment by Tim Juhl on August 18, 2017 at 5:58pm

We hit the road for Mexico early Sunday morning.  I have no idea what to expect traffic wise in that some of the news outlets are predicting big numbers hitting the road.  In good conditions it should take 8 hours so I hope to arrive in Mexico before the Sun goes down.  Zenith has been nice enough to say that I could park my camper van in their lot....hopefully they don't lock the gates.  If they'll let us, we'll probably stay Monday night as well rather than fight the traffic.  I've never visited the factory so I'm also excited about getting a look at their operation.

Comment by Wayne Clagg on August 18, 2017 at 5:27pm
Grill?!!!! Somebody said grill?
Comment by christopher fryatt on August 18, 2017 at 7:39am

weather you are messing with us!! so far looks ill go as far as osage beach, mo to overnight Sunday       Mexico, Mo full up

Comment by christopher fryatt on August 16, 2017 at 6:22am

weather prognostics looking highly favorable!!

Comment by Wayne Clagg on August 7, 2017 at 5:01pm
We plan on driving out the 20th, hanging out the 21st and then fly home in N603DR on Tuesday.
Comment by Tim Juhl on August 3, 2017 at 4:44pm

My wife and I are planning to stop in our camper van on the first leg of a trip to the left coast to reconnect with family. Timing (eclipse) and location (Zenith Factory) couldn't be better.  I hope everything comes together to make this a memorable event.

Comment by christopher fryatt on August 3, 2017 at 9:33am

VFR weather permitting, a few years back my brother rented home in Cornwall, England to view eclipse but on day of event ....Overcast.

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