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[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
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Look what we found at the local Barnes and Noble magazine newsstand! STOL Flying Magazine cover and centerfold (Second Quarter 2017 edition).…Continue
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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…
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
You're invited to join us for our "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.…Continue
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…Continue
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