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Project 'Give Flight' at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture

At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, more than 2,500 volunteers helped build the One Week Wonder Zenith CH 750 Cruzer airplane in just seven days, shining a bright spotlight squarely on homebuilding at show center. This summer at EAA AirVenture…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on July 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Zenith ‘Engine Day’ at Oshkosh: Friday, July 24, 2015

Zenith Aircraft Company will host an “Engine Day” at the company’s exhibit at AirVenture in Oshkosh on Friday, July 24 from 10 am to 2 pm. The company will have a number of Zenith aircraft with different installed engines on display, as well as representatives from a number of engine manufacturers.

We're told to expect at least a couple of new engines on display for the first time this year! 

This will be Zenith's fourth…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 25, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

PREVIEW: Oshkosh AirVenture 2015: "Give Flight"

We're planning for yet another Oshkosh AirVenture: July 20 - 26, 2015.  This year will be full of activities once again - we hope you can join us!

Here is a summary of the planned Zenith activities. Whether you're a current builder or owner, or just looking at starting on your own project, there's always something for…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 25, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

World's Shortest Runway?

World's Shortest Runway?

This is Roger Dulac's runway in Quebec (Canada) that measures 100-feet long (30 metres)  by 12-feet (3.6 metres) wide that he built for his Zenith STOL CH 750 "Sky Jeep" light…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 18, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Fly In To Summer Builder Fly-In Gathering: Saturday, June 20, 2015

You're invited to join us for our "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on May 14, 2015 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Zenair Rivets Now Available from Aircraft Spruce & Specialty

Zenith Aircraft now supplies its proprietary rivets and riveting system through Aircraft Spruce and Specialty:

The 1/8-inch (A4) and 5/32-inch (A5) blind rivets are available through Aircraft Spruce in batches of 100 each.  The riveter tools, supplied…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on September 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Preview: 2014 Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAY and BUILDER FLY-IN GATHERING

Following is a brief preview of our planned activities for the upcoming Open Hangar Day and Builder Fly-In Gathering on September 19 & 20, 2014 at the Zenith Aircraft factory in Mexico, Missouri.  View the Event Page for "official" details and to…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on September 11, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

2014 "Fly In to Summer" Open Hangar Day and Builder Fly-In Gathering

We had a great time at our 7th annual "Fly In to Summer" Open House and Zenith Builder Fly-In Gathering at the factory in Mexico, Missouri.  Following are photos of the day's events. 

Below, the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer, with a couple CH 601 XL arrivals in the background:…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 21, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Support the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act

U.S. Senate Introduces GA Pilot Protection Act, Companion to House Bill

EAA - March 11, 2014 - Three U.S. senators Tuesday introduced the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act as a companion bill to one unveiled in the House of Representatives in December, which includes a provision…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on March 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Zenair Marks 40th Year

Zenair Marks 40th Year in 2014

One of North America's leading manufacturers of recreational aircraft kits is turning 40 this year. Zenair Limited was founded by…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on March 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Fly In To Summer Builder Fly-In Gathering: Saturday, June 21, 2014

You're invited to join us for our "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on March 4, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Flight and transition training in a STOL CH750 S-LSA

Peak Aviation Center in Colorado Springs offers flight training in a STOL CH750 S-LSA aircraft (with aircraft rental currently at $100/hr.)…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on February 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Our own David Pasahow to join EAA Board of Directors

Yesterday EAA announced:

VanGrunsven, Brown, Pasahow Join EAA Board of Directors…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on November 22, 2013 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Zenith STOL "on-road"

We often see "off-road" (or "off-airport") photos of the STOL CH 701, so here we share a few "on-road" photos:

Here on short final:

Now, on the road:…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on October 25, 2013 at 4:05pm — 5 Comments

PREVIEW: 2013 EAA AirVenture "Oshkosh" Fly-In Convention: July 29 - August 4

We're nearly ready for our next big adventure at "AirVenture!  We hope you can join us!

Here is a summary of some of the planned Zenith activities

 

Zenith Builder Dinner and…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on July 20, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Zenith ‘Engine Day’ at Oshkosh: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Zenith Aircraft Co. will host its second “Engine Day” at the company’s exhibit at AirVenture in Oshkosh on Thursday, August 1 from 10 am to 2 pm. The company will have a number of Zenith aircraft with different installed engines on display, as well as representatives from a number of engine manufacturers.

In 2012, Zenith hosted its first “Engine Day” at Oshkosh, with a handful of different powerplants and their representatives on hand. “We didn’t know what the response would be,” said…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on July 18, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer: Cabin Virtual Tour

Here's a screen shot of the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer cabin as seen in QuickTime VR.

Download the high resolution Quicktime VR panoramic file to tour the Zenith CH 750 cabin in…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on July 1, 2013 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Hobby takes flight: Local friends building plane in garage

The following was the lead story on AOPA's AVIATION eBRIEF (February 5, 2013) 

Friends build…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on February 5, 2013 at 3:30pm — 5 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

Zenith ‘Engine Day’ at Oshkosh: Thursday, July 26, 2012

The following was first published on General Aviation News on July 18, 2012

Zenith Aircraft Co. will host its first-ever “Engine Day” next Thursday, July 26, at the company’s exhibit at AirVenture in Oshkosh. The company will have a number of Zenith aircraft with different powerplants on display, as well as representatives from a…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on July 19, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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