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Introduction

Greetings, all!  I'm just beginning the journey.  After touring the Zenith operation yesterday, I came home with plans to build a Cruzer, a…

Started by Kurt AyresLatest Reply

Got my LODA today - about a week after applying for it

I sent my LODA (letter of deviation) request to the FAA about a week ago and received the LODA today. It says I am now legal to receive fl…

Started by Gary WelchLatest Reply

Some Reflections On Building An Airplane.....

This post is intended for potential new aircraft builders who maybe have yet to purchase a kit or are awaiting delivery.  I apologise in ad…

Started by Geoff KlestadtLatest Reply

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Ding/dent on skin

While wrapping my stabilizer I dinged the leading edge of the skin. It is very small, but noticeable. My question for the group is how big…

Started by Benjamin Wiford

3 16 hours ago
Reply by Benjamin Wiford

CH 750 Landing Gear Pads Deterioration

This a.m. I was washing my STOL 750 in preparation for tomorrow's flight to Mexico, MO, for the Zenith Homecoming.  While washing the landi…

Started by John Austin

6 yesterday
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Electronic ignition and fuel injection

Has anyone experience with the FlyEFII system.  We are giving serious consideration to using it for our Lycoming engine.  It could be used…

Started by Arnie Minear

1 on Friday
Reply by David L. Smith

boot

What is used at the firewall of the 701 steering rods, to fire proof the cabin.  

Started by andre beauchamp

8 on Friday
Reply by Jaime Pujol

Fuel Flow Transducers

 Being from Canada I must have a Pre Cover inspection completed on my 750SD by the MD-RA and hope to have that completed within a week or s…

Started by Bob Widmer

6 on Thursday
Reply by Mel Asberry

corrosion protection when building?

Question about corrosion protection.  When building a STOL 701, do you paint each piece before riveting the pieces together to prevent corr…

Started by Robin Michael Dawe

6 on Wednesday
Reply by John Austin

Nav/Anti-collision Lights NOT legal for night flight

Hi everyone: I have been researching Nav/Collision light kits for my 601 build.  One of the kits, Whelen MicroBurst Plus, states:  "Produc…

Started by Bradford Drown

9 Sep 20
Reply by Bob Johnson

Tundra Tires on CH801

Hi. Has anyone had experience with fitting large tires to their 801? I want to fit 26' to the nose and 29' to the mains. My engineer is ask…

Started by Simon Turner

5 Sep 18
Reply by Guy Zindel

Any Builders in Southern Ontario

Looking to connect. Located in the CYQG

Started by James Parent

5 Sep 16
Reply by Kim Dunford

Corrosion Protection for Cabin Frame (4130 steel)

Question to all Zenith builders out there who have a cabin frame made of 4130 chrome-moly steel. What you did to prime/paint/finish your ca…

Started by Kevin Powell

12 Sep 13
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