Featured Blog Posts – August 2012 Archive (5)

Trip Report #1

I really like reading trip reports, so here is my first trip report of hopefully many more. I have flown many cross country trips before but they were in my Beaver RX550 ultralight. This trip was the first long(ish) flight that we have taken with our CH601XLB. It was almost a year ago that Dave, Glen and myself bought this 601 from Howard Parr. Howard lives in Regina,…


Added by Joe Harrington on August 19, 2012 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

Bob Barte builds a "sky jeep" in his garage

The following was sent to us by STOL CH 701 builder Bob Barte of Gustavus, Alaska:

Added by Zenith.Aero on August 14, 2012 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

Updated X-Plane Flight Simulator Files for Zenith Aircraft

February 14, 2013 Update:

We've posted updated X-Plane flight simulator files for both the STOL CH 750 and now for the Zenith CH 650-B!  The new files take advantage of great new flight simulator technology and are optimized for X-Plane X (version 10.20) which now support 64-bit computing power!

Let us know what you…


Added by Sebastien Heintz on August 11, 2012 at 9:00am — 23 Comments

Desert, mountain and river flying trip through California, Nevada, Oregon and Idaho

Les Goldner (701 builder/pilot) and his wife planned a two week flying trip into the Idaho back country.  Les and I belong to both the Petaluma EAA chapter and the Santa Rosa, CA EAA chapter.  We fly together from time to time.

Even though it was "his trip", Les let me plan the route from Santa Rosa, CA to Boise, ID.  I chose a little low-level desert flying in Nevada from Carson City (CXP) to Battle…


Added by Stephen R. Smith on August 8, 2012 at 12:42am — 12 Comments

FOLLOW UP: 2012 EAA AirVenture "Oshkosh" Fly-In Convention

Here's the follow up report on a successful 2012 EAA AirVenture "Oshkosh" Fly-In Convention.  Attendance appeared to be good, with strong interest in our aircraft.  We enjoyed meeting with both new and old Zenith builders!


Zeniths at AirVenture 2012 - Summary Video Clip:


Flight to Oshkosh: Roger flies the Zenith CH 650:…


Added by Sebastien Heintz on August 2, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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