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:

In front of the Zenith factory:

Early arrivals:

More low-wing Zeniths:

The Rotax 912iS-powered STOL CH 750:

Despite relatively light attendance, there was a lot to see and do and talk about:

Zenith demo pilot Roger Dubbert was busy throughout the day with demo flights and talking about the upcoming One Week Wonder project at Oshkosh AirVenture:

Vern Knott with his Zenith CH 750, flown in from Rhode Island to Mexico, Missouri, powered by the Viking engine:

Inside the factory: The Zenith CH 650 Quick Build Kit:

And a CH 750 Quick Build Kit:

Checking out the welded parts included in the kits:

Sebastien Heintz, Zenith owner, discusses design of the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer:

Unlike the annual fall Open Hangar Day with scheduled workshops and forums, the June event was very informal (without scheduled events and seminars).

Robert Helms with UL Power North America aircraft engines:

Joyce was busy managing the office:

Checking out the demonstrator Zenith CH 650:

Zenith staff engineer Caleb Gebhardt discusses the Zenith CH 650:

Beautiful weather and great planes:

Plan to join Zenith for their 23rd annual fall Open Hangar Day and Fly-In gathering: Saturday Sept 20, 2014.

We had a great time and thank all who participated!

Photos by Freddy Heintz.

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Comment by Zenith.Aero on June 23, 2014 at 11:42am

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