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Zenith "Donut" Nose Gear Suspension Installation and Testing

At Airventure, I expressed interest in the new Zenith "Donut" nose gear suspension system and Roger recently provided me with a kit to retr…

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Recently, we added several engine forums which unfortunately used-up our 15-tab allotment for forums, necessitating eliminating the Classif…

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Share and View Information on Zenith Aircraft both Flying and Being Built

New Form Link I have a new way for you to join the spreadsheet Long term I think it will make it more secure to participate. If you fill ou…

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Designed and Made a walking Panel to put on Floats

Started by Bob Jones

2 1 hour ago
Reply by Perry delano

Baggage area rivets versus anchor nuts and machine screws

I am building a Cruzer and have placed the sheet metal behind the seats with clecos.  Considering future inspections and maintenance I was…

Started by David Banahan

3 1 hour ago
Reply by David Banahan

Winter snap vent installation

Does anyone have a tip on installing the snap vents while it's cold.  I have considered heating with a heat gun, heating in an oven to 125…

Started by David Banahan

2 4 hours ago
Reply by Richard Carson

Rudder and stabilizer hinge brackets

I bought some hinge material from a local metal supplier But the aluminum angle does not have a radius on the inside corner of the angle.…

Started by Michael T.

9 6 hours ago
Reply by Jeff Bailey

engine test bed plan

Hello folks, I am looking for DIY plans for Engine Test Bed or Dynamo for me so I can excerise run my engine while I am building, it's taki…

Started by Kenneth Buchmann

4 22 hours ago
Reply by John Austin


crashed my Czech built 701 amphib, the steel pipe coming out of the float that the spreader bar slides over rusted from the inside out this…

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Home Page View

Is anybody else experiencing having a large blank area show up where new builder submitted pictures used to show up. I get the sidebars, bu…

Started by Perry delano

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Reply by Bob Pustell

nut under rivit, what to do?

Started by John Fisk

6 Feb 17
Reply by Perry delano

Fishy No Slot Flap System

Hello, I am building the fuselage for my 801. Does anyone have plans, drawings and specs for the no slot flap system? I don’t want to cut a…

Started by William D. Phillips

8 Feb 17
Reply by Jay Herron

Stall Horn

I am thinking about installing an audible stall horn on my 601xlb. Does anyone have suggestions on type or brand available? Or homemade? I…

Started by Dennis Mitchell

1 Feb 16
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