Online Community of Zenith Builders and Flyers
Friday, September 22, 2017
(Schedule subject to change: Latest update: Sept. 18, 2017)
Sharlene Stapleton created this custom quilt in recognition of Zenith Aircraft's 25th anniversary! The colorful quilt features the official 25th anniversary t-shirt artwork in the center…Continue
Join us at the 25th anniversary Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAYS and Builder Fly-In at the Zenith kit factory in Mexico, Missouri. Friday and Saturday, September 22 & 23, 2017.
This will be our 26th annual event, and we are planning educational and fun social (and…Continue
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh -- Here's a follow-up report of Zenith Aircraft at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2017. We had another fantastic year, and had a wonderful time meeting with new and existing Zenith builders and flyers, including a full house at the Zenith / Zenair Builders Banquet on…Continue
Following are a few videos of the Zenith STOL CH 750 "Super Duty" introduced at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2017:
First flight video: First flight of the STOL CH 750 Super Duty from Zenith Aircraft Company. …Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on August 1, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh -- Zenith Aircraft Company will demonstrate kit airplane assembly during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI July 24-30 2017.
Zenith staff and volunteers will assemble the rear fuselage assembly of the new Zenith CH 750 kits daily from 8:45 - 12:45 in the AeroPlane…Continue
[The following is a reprint of an article by John Winter published in the EAA Chapter 17 newsletter following participation at the April workshop at the Zenith Aircraft kit factory.]
Zenith Rudder Workshop keeps you pointed in the right direction, by John Winter
On April 20th I took a small step towards building my own airplane. After several years of trying to figure out what I would like to build, I…Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on May 25, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Look what we found at the local Barnes and Noble magazine newsstand! STOL Flying Magazine cover and centerfold (Second Quarter 2017 edition).…Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on April 24, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
You're invited to join us at our annual "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.…Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on March 10, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
We're sharing the following safety alert, that has been published on the Zenith Aircraft website builder and owner resources, to better circulate it with the Zenith flying community.…Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on February 10, 2017 at 4:51pm — No Comments
After 18 years, Donna Zimmerman will be retiring from Zenith Aircraft Company at the end of this year.
Donna was responsible for shipping and receiving, making sure the many parts that make up the kits were carefully packaged and crated. Here, Donna works on one of her last shipments, helping Glen (of…Continue
For the first time ever, Zenith Aircraft Company is bringing its famous two-day hands-on kit aircraft building workshop to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo (in Sebring, Florida, January 25- 28, 2017).Continue
Here's a follow-up of the 2016 Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days & Fly-In, the 25th annual event, held on September 23 & 24 at the Zenith Aircraft kit factory in Mexico, Missouri:…Continue
We're pleased to introduce all-new extruded aluminum streamline struts for the STOL CH 701 light sport utility kit airplane.
Here's a first-flight video with the new streamline struts installed on the Zenith…Continue
If your finished Zenith aircraft isn't flying quite hands-free and is consistently demonstrating a "heavy wing," Roger and Steve from the Zenith Aircraft kit factory provide an easy fix:
Share with us your additional comments and suggestions below, and let us know how this worked.
Nice article on RAA Chapter 85's Zenith CH 750 Cruzer build project.
Added by Zenith.Aero on June 24, 2016 at 12:01pm — No Comments
NEW Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever for the STOL CH 701
Video: Zenith Aircraft's Roger Dubbert takes his Zenith STOL CH 701 flying with the new flaperon lever:
The new flaperon four-position control lever/handle with the adjustable positions is…
You're invited to join us for our "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.
This will be our ninth annual "Fly in to…Continue
Added by Zenith.Aero on May 26, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Thanks to all who participated at the 24th annual Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Day and Fly-In 2015. Great planes and awesome company! Check out the photos of the activities, including the STOL Competition, the Zenith Banquet and the Open Hangar Day!
(If you have photos and/or videos of the event, please share with…