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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

EAA 'Give Flight' Wing Project at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2015

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 — 4 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…

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Added by Zenith.Aero on June 25, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Zenith Aircraft at Oshkosh AirVenture 2015

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 — 3 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

New from Zenith:

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:

Zenith transition training

and Sport Pilot:

Zenith stickers for your car
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