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Look who got into Kitplanes! (2nd one down)

KitPlanes Completions


Added by Jon Croke on August 22, 2016 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

New DVD video on using Computer Tablets in Homebuilt Aircraft

Today we released a new DVD from HomebuiltHELP that explains and demonstrates the popular computer tablets and related aviation applications for use in homebuilt aircraft. Emphasis on:  flight planning, navigation and document management.

Here is the link: Computer Tablets for a Zenith

Added by Jon Croke on April 4, 2013 at 9:56am — 3 Comments

Zenair Float Kit Construction DVD now available

We have completed the construction video DVD for building the Zenair Amphibious Float kit! ( HomebuiltHELP )

It was surprisingly straightforward to build these from the supplied kit parts -- esp if you have experience building a metal aircraft in your recent history! It is nice to know that floats are now affordable if you are willing to do the…

Added by Jon Croke on October 23, 2010 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

New HomebuiltHELP Video: Jabiru 3300 - CH 750 Installation

Just released a new member of the CH 750 build videos - for those utilizing the Jabiru 3300 engine. This video was filmed at the Can-zac hangar with Mark Townsend demonstrating the engine installation process using the firewall forward components from Jabiru USA. From uncrating the engine to fitting the cowl - it is all detailed on this DVD. Details in the CH 750 section of

Added by Jon Croke on December 12, 2009 at 12:02am — 2 Comments

New CH750 Video now available: FINISHING

HomebuiltHELP has now released the final volume for the airframe assembly in the series of Building your CH750: "FINISHING" This title covers mounting the HT, Wings, cables, controls, doors, fuel/wire routing, etc.

We are now working on a Jabiru 3300 engine installation video after filming with Mark Townsend at Can-zac aviation in Canada.

Added by Jon Croke on November 16, 2009 at 12:49am — 1 Comment

CH750 Builder Videos are now ready to ship!

At last! The first two volumes in the series "Building your CH750" are now shipping. Fuselage Part 1 and Fuselage Part 2 are now completed and their details are illustrated at the HomebuiltHELP website. Soon, Horizontal Tail and Wings,Slats & Flaps will be ready soon (about a week for each). As these titles become available, the website will be immediately updated.

Look forward to any any feedback or questions you have on the content of these videos.… Continue

Added by Jon Croke on May 21, 2009 at 9:30am — 11 Comments

Working on a speedy release to CH750 builder video DVDs

I am looking forward to releasing the first of the CH750 HomebuiltHELP builder DVDs during the month of May. This is my top priority now that I have returned from the Sun n Fun show in Lakeland.

It has been a wonderful to work on this aircraft. The design of the CH750 has set a new standard in providing a fast, enjoyable experience in building your own aircraft. It was an honor to be among the first builders and I look forward to sharing this via these build videos.

I will… Continue

Added by Jon Croke on April 27, 2009 at 10:38pm — 7 Comments

New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...

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.

Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

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

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 for the latest DVD titles.

Aircraft Insurance:


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Pro Builder Assistance:


Transition training:

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