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Impact of Medical Reform

Now that the FAA's Third Class Medical Reform has passed and the criteria have been expanded, any thoughts on how this might impact Zenith…

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Your Profile "Picture"

As moderator, I want to ask all members to review their profile picture (Click Settings in upper right corner box to access your profile se…

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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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Spring gear on a 601

My main gear is very stiff, i have never seen the top plate move. Is it possible to install the spring gear as used on the 650? How much be…

Started by Ray Toews

2 1 hour ago
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Up and Coming ADSB Requirements What are folks doing

So been flying the 601 for close to eight years now, and " Rivet the wonder plane" as my wife calls her,   is flying great.....  However, …

Started by Juan vega

6 yesterday
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Anyone going to the Zenith Hangar Days from the area between Virginia to Missouri?

Anyone driving or flying out in September between Virginia and Missouri? I might be driving out and could pick someone up on the way or wou…

Started by Dale Courtney

0 on Friday

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

47 on Thursday
Reply by Samuel McNair

Half Slats

Has anyone tried removing only half the slats and installing VG's? It may be a useless half measure but I am curious if maintaining some o…

Started by Lonny M. Kirk

36 on Thursday
Reply by John Austin

650 in oregon

Are there any 650's in the Oregon coast/Lincoln City area?

Started by Lance Gobeil

0 on Thursday

ROTAX 912/914 Expansion Tank Cap

As I'm sure many of you are aware and most likely long ago complied with, Rotax issued a Service Bulletin (SB-912-043-R2 and (SB-914-029-RB…

Started by Larry

2 on Thursday
Reply by Bill Alexander

Dual Bungee Nose Gear Suspension

A popular, recurrent topic in the Forums centers around the Zenith nose gear bungee suspension design.  As I always say, Chris Heintz is th…

Started by John Austin

7 Aug 20
Reply by John Austin

Engine with a gearbox

This months Kitplanes magazine has an excellent article about geared engines for those of you considering this route. ENGINE THEORY Direct…

Started by Glenn Davis

0 Aug 19

Franlin engine

Has anyone had any experience with a Franklin engine on a Stol 750? Are there motor mounts available and other parts? Model looking at is 4…

Started by Lawrence A Anderson

1 Aug 17
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