I just returned from my Harley trip to Sturgis and this is the first time I've been able to get on line. Saw your pics and looks like your really moving fast on your build. I've finished my workshop, bench and new…"
I envy you your hangar. I outgrew my 2-car garage shop and had to move my 701 beast to a local boatyard. 20' ceiling and door BUT: no power (I have a generator); 12' wide (luckily I opted for the 701 folding wing ...…"
Join us for the 25th anniversary Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAYS and Builder Fly-In at the Zenith kit factory in Mexico, Missouri.This will be our 26th annual event, and we are planning many new educational and fun social (and flying) activities over two full days at the factory in Mexico, Missouri! Fly-in or drive in!As in years past we'll have numerous events for builders and pilots of Zenith kit…See More
Zenith Factory Workshop We invite you to join us at our June factory workshop to gain hands-on experience in building your own Zenith aircraft kit! This workshop is before the "Fly-In to Summer" Open House the following day at the Zenith factory. …See More
Join us for our annual "Fly In to Summer" Open Hangar Day and Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory: Saturday, June 17, 2017.This is an informal grass-roots Zenith fly-in and builder gathering held at the kit manufacturing factory in Mexico, Missouri.More event info and photos…See More
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Built Pietenpol Aircamper to about 50% (1984) SOLD
Designed 3 place taildragger similar to TCraft (still own). Put on hold 1989 to have children...a decision I NEVER regret!
Currently own and fly:
1947 Cessna 140
1966 Cessna 150 (this will become the donor for my CH750 engine)
1941 Taylorcraft BC12-65
1957 Piper Tri Pacer SOLD
1946 Luscombe 8A SOLD
I am retired and currently reside in our hangar loft located on private airstrip.
I just returned from my Harley trip to Sturgis and this is the first time I've been able to get on line. Saw your pics and looks like your really moving fast on your build. I've finished my workshop, bench and new trailer and can't wait to go to open hanger in September and pick up the rest of my kit. I'll post pictures as soon as I figure out how.
I envy you your hangar. I outgrew my 2-car garage shop and had to move my 701 beast to a local boatyard. 20' ceiling and door BUT: no power (I have a generator); 12' wide (luckily I opted for the 701 folding wing ... terrible design); 4 miles from my home.
Hangar space in North Texas (Dallas area) is scarcer than hen's teeth ... 3 year waiting lists and EXPENSIVE. I'm currently looking at purchasing a few acres and building with a garage/workshop/hangar.
Custom instrument panels are now available directly from Zenith Aircraft Company exclusively for Zenith builders and owners. Pre-cut panel, power distribution panel, Approach Fast Stack harnesses, Dynon and Garmin avionics, and more.
New Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:
Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by a builder) these videos on DVD are a great help in building your own kit plane by providing practical hands-on construction information. Visit HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.