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FAA APP (Additional Pilot Program)

Here is the link to the FAA Additional Pilot Program. This allows for a qualified co-pilot during Phase I flight testing! Hadn't heard a th…

Started by John AustinLatest Reply

Commercial or Business Use of the Forums

The mission statement for states that it is an "Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris…

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Double or Duplicate Topic Posting

Lately, we've had a rash of double or duplicate posting of topics. At first glance, this seems like a good idea - if the same topic is post…

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One picture, a thousand words

Thanks to everyone who entertained my ridiculous questions.

Started by brad cohen

3 5 hours ago
Reply by James R Depfer Sr.

Heads Up - Jabiru Engines

For what its worth, the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority has just issued a discussion draft of a proposed ruling that would limit…

Started by Geoff Klestadt

8 on Thursday
Reply by Geoff Klestadt

Has any one used EkoEtch?

Regular readers of my comments here know that I have some heavily oxidised wing skins from the crates sitting out for too long during the o…

Started by Paul Sanders

8 on Tuesday
Reply by Don Morrisey

Polishing Your Airplane? Tell Us of All Your Procedures, Tricks, Tips and Photos

A few Zenith builders have chosen to polish their aircraft rather than paint (including me). Many have posted some photos along with some t…

Started by Joe Harrington

40 on Monday
Reply by Paul Sanders

looking for some help with a checklist 601xlb with a corvair

does any 601 corvair powered pilots have a checklist i can get some ideas

Started by joseph aloof

2 on Monday
Reply by Ron Lendon

Do we need the rudder detention?

I have 70 hours on my plane now and my rudder is just as stiff as when I first flew it. My bungee broke at 18 hours and the rudder was loos…

Started by Christopher Jon Brown

14 on Monday
Reply by Bob Pustell


I'm now finishing the dash and need a radio. I have a space 8"wide x 2" high x 6" deep available. anything longer hits the hinged survival…

Started by Bob Jones

11 Dec 13
Reply by Willy Trinker

Fuel pumping and storage equipment

This pump has one bad review about o-rings needing replacement…

Started by Wayne Tyson Jr

17 Dec 12
Reply by Bob Pustell

Plexiglass types compared

Just found this most interesting blog post on this subject:

Started by Wayne Tyson

12 Dec 11
Reply by James R Depfer Sr.

DAR inspection

So exactly ten years after ordering my 601xl kit I am finally ready for my airworthiness inspection-and I'm scared to death! I have no idea…

Started by brad cohen

7 Dec 9
Reply by John Austin


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