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Painting your Zenith Aircraft

How are people going about painting their airplanes? Are you waiting until you've finished flight testing and then painting (which I assume…

Started by Adam Cutler

38 on Thursday
Reply by Stephen Aupperle

Weird private message...

has anyone else got a pm from a “Maris Abdul” about contacting her? It was signed “Stella”, lol. “Important that we talk”......

Started by Chuck Miranda

3 Mar 12
Reply by James Ballenger

Warp drive prop setting

I have finished my 750 stol and I am waiting for the FAA Examiner. I wanted to know if anybody could tell me where they set their prop dime…

Started by Richard Carson

1 Mar 10
Reply by David Orr

Stress Q?

A 280 pound person wants to climb in my CH601XLB. Will that crush the wing ribs when he steps up on the wing?

Started by Forest Keener

9 Mar 8
Reply by Forest Keener

D-Motor in a 701

Has anyone installed a D-Motor in a 701?  My 701 is currently flying with a Jab 2200 and I was looking to add a bit more power at a lower R…

Started by William Barton

24 Mar 7
Reply by R Michael Moore

Tire sizes

John, What tires are your using.  I put the Desser 21 in Tundra Tires on my mains and want to adjust my nose gear to level the plane out.…

Started by Phil Smith

0 Mar 6


Hello builders. I am ready to buy a tig welder. A friend of mine suggested me an AC/DC tig for thin aluminum sheets. WHat difference the ac…

Started by Lampros

10 Mar 6
Reply by Todd Scruton

Zenith modification for strength

Hello, I am building my 801 fuselage and somewhere on one of the sites I saw Chris H. recommend additional brace to strengthen because of h…

Started by William D. Phillips

3 Mar 1
Reply by Daniel Niendorff

XCOM 760 radio problem

Can anyone explain EXACTLY how to set up an XCOM 760 transceiver push to talk (PTT) button? I have the PTT lead (7) coming out the 15 pin c…

Started by stephen hetz

16 Feb 28
Reply by Tom Hankamp

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

61 Feb 28
Reply by Tom Hankamp


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