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SCHEDULE: Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days - September 22 & 23, 2017

Thanks to all who visited and participated at the Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days and Fly-In!

Check out the many great photos of the two full days of activities: http://bit.ly/2hr5s1c
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Added by Zenith.Aero on September 14, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Zenith Aircraft 25th Anniversary Quilt to be Auctioned for Charity

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on September 6, 2017 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days - September 22 & 23, 2017

Thanks to all who visited and participated at the Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days and Fly-In!

Check out the many great photos of the two full days of activities: http://bit.ly/2hr5s1c…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on August 8, 2017 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2017 follow-up

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on August 2, 2017 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Zenith STOL CH 750 "Super Duty" introduction

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.  …

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Added by Zenith.Aero on August 1, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Zenith Workshop at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 26, 2017 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Zenith Rudder Workshop gets you pointed in the right direction

[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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on May 25, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

STOL Aircraft Magazine - Tres Amigos

Look what we found at the local Barnes and Noble magazine newsstand! STOL Flying Magazine cover and centerfold (Second Quarter 2017 edition).…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on April 24, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

"Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering: Saturday, June 17, 2017

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.…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on March 10, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Inspection of the Horizontal Stabilizer tail attachment brackets: Mandatory Action

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.…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on February 10, 2017 at 4:51pm — No Comments

STOL Champions!

Congratulations to Deane Philip and Chris Anderson for taking first and second place in the fifth annual "Healthy Bastards STOL competition" in New Zealand on Saturday, February 4,…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on February 9, 2017 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Donna retires after 18 years at Zenith Aircraft

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on December 28, 2016 at 10:00am — 32 Comments

Zenith Workshop at the Sebring Sport Aviation Expo

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).

The Zenith workshops are aimed at…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on December 14, 2016 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

25th annual Open Hangar Days & Fly-In: Beautiful planes, great people, many activities, and blue skies!

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:…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on October 21, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Streamline Wing Struts for the STOL CH 701

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on September 18, 2016 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Easy Fix for a "Heavy Wing" - Video

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.

Added by Zenith.Aero on August 30, 2016 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

In the News: RAA Chapter 85's Zenith CH 750 Cruzer build project

Nice article on RAA Chapter 85's Zenith CH 750 Cruzer build project.

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 24, 2016 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Four-Position Flaperon Control Lever for the STOL CH 701

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 2, 2016 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Fly In To Summer Builder Fly-In Gathering: Saturday, June 18, 2016

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on May 26, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

2015 Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAY and BUILDER FLY-IN

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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on August 21, 2015 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

New from Zenith:

25th Anniversary: 1992 - 2017


Weather Maps


Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith
:

Custom instrument panels are now available directly from Zenith Aircraft Company exclusively for Zenith builders and owners. Pre-cut panel, power distribution panel, Approach Fast Stack harnesses, Dynon and Garmin avionics, and more.


New Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits


New Zenith Apparel from EAA:


Zenair Floats


Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz.

Builder & Pilot Supplies:

How to videos from HomebuiltHELP.com

Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by a builder) these videos on DVD are a great help in building your own kit plane by providing practical hands-on construction information. Visit HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

 

Zenith transition and Sport Pilot training:

Quality Sport Planes
Cloverdale, California:

Wheels & Wings

Pro Builder Assistance

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