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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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601 HDS Fuel System Question

I had a question regarding my 601 HDS airplane's fuel system.  I bought this airplane a couple of years ago already built.  It's a 1999 bui…

Started by Rolf Grandstaff

2 17 minutes ago
Reply by Bob Pustell

The importance of hemispheric altitudes, ADSB and Visual Scanning

My 601 is flying great after some recent upgrades. I'm flying home for the weekend to be with my wife and mutts. I have passed through all…

Started by Gary Welch

2 23 minutes ago
Reply by Bob Pustell

Headset adaptor for Audio/Video for Monster Digital 4K video/camera

I have a Zodiac CH601 XLB (Sorry this is not a Zodiac question) but I just brought a Monster Digital 4K Video/Camera to record my flights,…

Started by Mark Moore

1 1 hour ago
Reply by Clint L Gosch

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…

Started by John Austin

23 4 hours ago
Reply by Ken Ryan

Fuel sistem . 601 HD Injection with header tank problem

Hello:  I want to share this information about my fuel system, and need opinion . This is the diagram of my fuel system for bmw r1200 engin…

Started by rubens rando sanchez

21 on Sunday
Reply by Steve Kurash

Building Hints, Tips and Tricks

Building Hints, Tips and Tricks. We invite you to share you "building tips, hints, and tricks" in this new discussion forum. Note: This is…

Started by Zenith.Aero

70 on Saturday
Reply by Gary Welch

Enhancing the Light Sport Program - higher weight, higher speed, more passengers, night flight, and self-inspection

Hi all! I've been a Sport Pilot happily flying my CH601XL for the past couple of years and decided recently to petition the FAA to enhance…

Started by Evan Reisman

10 on Friday
Reply by Gil DeVault

Warp Drive Prop Service Bulletin for HP Hubs

I received a text message with a link to the Warp Drive website informing me of a new service bulletin they just issued. The bulletin appl…

Started by Gary Welch

17 Oct 10
Reply by David Krakowsky

701 skin

Hi guys. My name is Al and I am from Calgary Alberta working on partially build 701 kit. Just wondering going from 016 skin to 020 thicknes…


19 Oct 9

Stewart systems paint

I’m painting my disassembled 701 kit in a booth I built in my hangar and thought I’d share what I’m learning. Number 1 don’t deviate from t…

Started by Jim and Amelia Isaacs

8 Oct 9
Reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs


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