Featured Blog Posts – September 2010 Archive (5)

Product Reviews

We're tying something new at Zenith.aero, a Product Review site that will allow builders to share their actual experience with a specific instrument, system or new idea that has been implemented.

An example would be Dynon's EFIS-D6. A blog will be posted and using Dynon's descripton of the specific product. Those of you that have actually used the system can post your comments. Pros and cons, hours used, airplane that it is installed, price and would you…

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Added by Product Review on September 30, 2010 at 7:49am — 3 Comments

It's a bird it's a plane, another Zodiac 601XL leaving the ground

After many obstacles, 417SX departed U76 this afternoon, I should have

waited until tomorrow morning, it was warm today, 91. I decided to do a

high speed taxi to see if the Airspeed Indicator was alive, it was, and

figured that a short flight to test my FWF had come. Taxied back and I

was airborne quickly, remembered to keep the nose down in a cruise

climb, 500 fpm, Airspeed was indicating 120mph and the GPS was giving a

similar reading with the engine turning at… Continue

Added by Jake Reyna on September 25, 2010 at 10:00pm — 14 Comments

Zenith Open Hangar Day / Builder Fly-In Event - Latest Schedule Update

Here's the latest information on our upcoming Open Hangar Day / Builder Fly-In Gathering: We've added Wayne Lanza of Composite Design to the list of participants. Composite Design manufactures the power panel…
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Added by Sebastien Heintz on September 13, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

BLOIS CELEBRATES ITS 30th YEAR - Zenair owners fly in... (40+!!!)

ULM EVENT (France) - September 4-5, 2010



This event is the largest annual ultralight gathering of the year in France. With well over 100 exhibitors and close to one thousand ultralights in attendance, it is one of Europe's finest. Great weather helped make this year's show another great success; Zenairs were flown in from as far away as the UK, Austria and Italy.…


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Added by Michael Heintz on September 11, 2010 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

N 413 GM Zenith 601 XL makes first flight

On august 14th 2010 I made my first flight with my Zenith 601 xl-b. The flight lasted 45 minutes, remaining over the Winsted, Mn airport the entire time. After verifing the temps I continued a slow climb to 4300 feet, where I tested the slow flight abilities of the plane, (I found out the 601 xl can fly much slower than my chase planes). I was indicating 42 mph on the Enigma EFIS with no stall buffet being felt. the flight speeds were kept under 90 mph the entire time. The controls felt…

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Added by Garlen Mikolichek on September 9, 2010 at 10:53pm — 7 Comments

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