Featured Blog Posts – December 2010 Archive (4)

New Zenith Builder Assist Center to open near the factory in Mexico, MO.

Hey Everyone,

 

We spoke with so many of you both at the Zenith Workshops and at their Annual Open Hangar Day this year that I wanted to update you with what’s happening with our New Builder Assist Center.

 

It’s been unusually cold here in Missouri, home of Zenith Aircraft. The temperature this past weekend was 1 with the high of 12. Not exactly the best weather to be out in the garage building on your project.

 

Until now the only choices for…

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Added by Bill Carter on December 20, 2010 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

STOL Flying In Brazil

I've just returned from a short trip to Brazil to visit the Zenith Aircraft dealer AVIAÇÃO Brasileira Ltda.

One of the highlights of my trip was the opportunity to fly Waldomiro's recently completed …

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Added by Sebastien Heintz on December 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

A little preventitive Maintenance on my plane

One of the fun things about owning and building a plane is that it is an on going maintence project. Some planes are famous for the amount of ground hour to flight hours. For example the F15 eagle and other fighters had a 4 to5 to 1 ratio! Meaning 4 to 5 hours of maintenance to 1 hour of combat flight time. With our trusty Zodiacs, I find it to be the inverse 4 to 10 hours of flight hours to 1 hour of ground required maintenance. Now that is value! Now ground…

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Added by Juan Vega on December 10, 2010 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Greetings

Dear friends and fellow builders,

The summer flying is over, the lawn mowing is done, the garden veggies are in the freezer and the leaves are raked and hauled away. Winter is setting in once more in Pennsylvania so its time to tuck my 701 safely away.

Its been two years since…

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Added by ulis temos on December 9, 2010 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

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