Zenith at the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase in Florida: November 14 - 16, 2019

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Zenith at the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase in Florida: November 14 - 16, 2019

Time: November 14, 2019 at 9am to November 16, 2019 at 12pm
Location: DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase
Street: DeLand Municipal Airport, 2025 Industrial Drive
City/Town: DeLand, FL
Website or Map: http://www.zenith.aero/profil…
Phone: 573-581-9000
Event Type: workshop, deland, sebring, florida, rudder, class
Organized By: Zenith Aircraft Co.
Latest Activity: Nov 6

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Event Description

Zenith Aircraft is returning to the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase: November 14 - 16 in DeLand, Florida.

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Workshop space is limited, and prior registration is required. Call Zenith for details or with questions.

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.

Starting on Thursday morning, November 14, Zenith staff and volunteers will provide an overview of the fuselage / cabin assembly of the all-metal STOL CH 750 Super Duty aircraft kit, putting together the entire fuselage to demonstrate the ease of assembly made possible with final hole size match-drilled assemblies. Visitors are welcome to observe and participate in the fuselage assembly demonstration, learning about assembly techniques and required tools and skills.

The hands-on rudder workshop begins on Friday (November 15) and runs until Saturday morning (November 16). Each participant builds and assembles their own Zenith aircraft rudder tail section from a standard kit.

Participants "graduate" from the workshop upon completing construction of their own aircraft rudder tail section for one of Zenith Aircraft Company's popular kit aircraft designs, including the popular new Zenith CH 750 series or the sleek CH 650 cruiser. 

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Plan now to join us at the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase in sunny Florida and gain hands-on experience in building your own Zenith aircraft kit!  

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Comment by Zenith Aero on November 6, 2019 at 1:41pm

Come out to the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase and meet with Jon Humberd and check out his Super 701 (powered by a 130-hp UL350iS engine). See Jon demonstrate the airplane's STOL performance daily at 4 pm.

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 29, 2019 at 5:09pm

Come by the Zenith Aircraft booth and workshop tent to meet with Amy and Herman Eshuis of Wheels and Wings, which offers professional builder assistance to Zenith builders in Edgewater, Florida (just a few miles from DeLand).

While most Zenith builders don't need outside professional assistance to assemble their own aircraft, for some it is a valuable service to help them realize their dream of building and flying their very own airplane! Whether you don't have the space or the time to build, or if your existing project is stalled, Herman of Wheels & Wings may be able to help you. Call Herman at 386-690-4239 to discuss your project.

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 28, 2019 at 3:18pm

Sebastien Heintz, Zenith Aircraft president, will present a one-hour forum "Building Your Own Aircraft" (9:30 am, Thursday, November 14, and 9:30 am, Saturday, November 16), where he will discuss the needed skills and tools as well as required budget and time for building an airplane from a modern kit.

Comment by Sebastien Heintz on October 28, 2019 at 2:48pm

William Wynne will be presenting a one-day "Corvair College" at the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Corvair auto engines are popular with many Zenith builders who convert their own engine using Wynne's instructions:

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 18, 2019 at 1:47pm

 

Also at the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase:

NEW THIS YEAR at the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase is a STOL EXHIBITION!
What's that? Simple... it's a daily STOL “Demonstration” of each aircraft’s capabilities as Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) aircraft. Mind you, this is NOT a competition… but don’t tell the aircraft (or their pilots) that!

Jon Humberd plans to fly his "Super 701" (a Zenith STOL CH 701 with a 130-hp UL Power engine) in the STOL Exhibition, as well as Jan Eggenfellner with his Viking (Honda) turbo powered STOL CH 750 Super Duty:

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 10, 2019 at 1:46pm

Comment by Zenith Aero on October 9, 2019 at 5:06pm

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