Zenair News reporting staff had an opportunity to visit the new tower at Oshkosh during the show, thanks to a CH701 builder that works for the FAA.
Story in the next Newsletter (Issue #174)
Added by Zenair News on August 4, 2009 at 11:58pm —
Over 200 Zenith builders and family members attended the builder's dinner last week. Our dinner room was a little too small for that number, but everyone adapted to the situation and enjoyed the company of their fellow builders. Mark Townsend (Can-zac Aviation, below) was our MC and did a great job of keeping the evening rolling with a multi-media presentation and acknowledgement of achievements made by attendees.…
Added by Zenair News on August 4, 2009 at 5:53pm —
Featured in the new Zenair Newsletter being mailed this week is Vince Butner - a prolific builder that is working on building his seventh Zenith kit ! That's correct: he has built 6 Zenith aircraft kits and is working on his seventh kit. Not a professional builder - but just a person with a passion for building airplanes. We caught up with him at the recent Open House Fly in at the Zenith factory in June. A complete interview, where he shares… Continue
Added by Zenair News on August 3, 2009 at 9:09pm —
The new issue of the newsletter has gone to the printer and we expect to start mailing by Friday. As this is the first issue of the new subscription period (starts July thru July next year), please check that you have your renewal paid up
. Payments we receive this week will mean no delay in sending the next issue to you on time. You can pay online by clicking here.
Or, you can mail in the renewal slip found… Continue
Added by Zenair News on July 26, 2009 at 10:30am —
You may be wondering: What happened to the website? It really looks different! Yes - a few days ago we redirected everyone to this enhanced experience for web browsing. Notice the large collection of stories, photos and videos of everything Zenith aircraft found on this site. If you were not already familiar with this site, you should find this a great improvement over the old style presentation we had.
Your old login information is not needed here. However, in order to post a… Continue
Added by Zenair News on July 20, 2009 at 1:44pm —
We have hit the post office today with the new batch of Newsletters and DVDs. Be sure to watch this month's DVD as you will experience the Zenith builders BBQ at Sun n Fun with interviews from your fellow builders. Read some wonderful first person account stories of finishing aircraft projects and first flights. Above is a picture of a homebuilt hangar from Wayne Clagg, who continues his story of constructing a scratch built 701 with custom VW… Continue
Added by Zenair News on June 1, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Zenair News has just received confirmation that a CH750 builder has completed their inspection and received their special airworthy certificate (experimental).
No further information will be released at this time to allow this individual to make their own announcement when they see fit. It is not our intention to steal their thunder...!!
This is important news as some builders were concerned about the 51% rule and the "approved" kit list from the FAA that was frozen some… Continue
Added by Zenair News on April 28, 2009 at 3:33pm —
The Zenair Newsletter team has just returned from an exciting show at Lakeland, Florida, equipped with a video camera now loaded with plenty of footage. The next newsletter, issue #172 will feature some unforgettable moments captured in photos, stories and videos from the show.
Above: A 650XL with the new UL260i engine on display.
Below: A hands-on workshop building a 701 wing
Added by Zenair News on April 27, 2009 at 9:30pm —
Watch the sample video taken from the DVD that is included with the current Zenair Newsletter to be mailed to subscribers in just a couple weeks. There are some really great testimonies from builders and pilots - as well as clips from the latest Sebring airshow! Click here to watch: Newsletter VIdeo
While there are 2 issues left in the current subscription period, subscribing now will get you the back… Continue
Added by Zenair News on March 14, 2009 at 9:00pm —
We have just wrapped up the next issue of the Newsletter and it is off to the printer. The bonus DVD for this issue has been sent to the duplicator for reproduction - so expect the DVD and newsletter in about 2-3 weeks.
This photo is from the front page story. Jim Smith from Oklahoma is probably the very first CH750 kit builder to finish this aircraft. His story and photos are an inspiration for all builders that are preparing for the… Continue
Added by Zenair News on March 11, 2009 at 11:58pm —
The January/February issue #170 is starting to ship this weekend -including an hour long DVD inside!
Inside this issue are several how-to write ups from builders, including installing landing lights in the slats of a 701, and upgrading the lights in a 601XL with the new LED technology. Also, how a builder adapted the strut fairings from the 801 kit to work nicely on his 701.
The video DVD included with the newsletter features one builder's progress with a 914… Continue
Added by Zenair News on January 21, 2009 at 8:20am —
The Zenair Newsletter is excited to announce the availability of a computer CD disk that contains a compilation of the last 166 issues of the newsletter, spanning over 30 years!
For the first time, this CD archive allows a Zenith builder or pilot to have access to the entire wealth of information and history available in the complete library of newsletters. It was quite an undertaking - each and every back issue was scanned onto an easy to use CD… Continue
Added by Zenair News on January 20, 2009 at 5:29pm —