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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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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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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

48 16 hours ago
Reply by Neil

New to the Zenith world. Looking for some advice

This may be long, so please bear with me.... Ok, so I will get this out of the way quickly and be completely honest.  I do not currently o…

Started by Kevin Hedrei

6 on Friday
Reply by Jim and Amelia Isaacs

Routing fuel, pitot, electric lines from wings through fuselage

I would like some help from someone that has routed fuel lines, etc. from the wings into the fuselage area. I cannot seem to wrap my head a…

Started by Charles Plumery

2 on Thursday
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Corvair Engine Hoist

Corvair installation question- Where or how do you attach the hoist chains to the engine? There are no mounting brackets on the case. Than…

Started by Frederick Schutt

3 on Thursday
Reply by Dave Gardea

Alternative fuel system!!

What if we put one fuel pump/filter and (pressure regulator, if needed) in each wing right next to the tank? We could also install flow sen…

Started by Michael W Mallock

14 on Wednesday
Reply by Michael W Mallock

Landing Taxi Light Wiring Diagram

I am installing landing taxi lights in the wing of my 750 Cruzer kit.  The lights come with an installation diagram, but no wiring diagram…

Started by Thomas Norris

3 Sep 18
Reply by David Gallagher

My trip to the Oakland FSDO for the Repairmen's Certificate

I went to the Oakland FSDO today to get the repairmen's certificate which allows you to do your own annuals. The examiner had told me only…

Started by Gary Welch

3 Sep 15
Reply by John Austin

Upgrade kit for 601 HD

Do I need the upgrade kit for the old 601 HD to meet the FAA certification requirements?  If so what is the total cost?  Also I intend to u…

Started by Jerry Greuel

5 Sep 14
Reply by Gary Welch

Connecting My Garmin 296 to Dynon D-180

Hello All, Up to this point I have been using my iFly EFB for navigation. I recently (finally) installed the antennae and external (ship's…

Started by brad cohen

3 Sep 13
Reply by Brenda Smith


I'm using the EXPBus II and have decided to remotely place the PC board for better access,and stability (see pic). My question is, do I nee…

Started by Michael Chesney

2 Sep 13
Reply by Brenda Smith


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