There are some great free resources available to new builders, especially useful to introduce yourself to some of the kit skills and concepts you'll use building your own aircraft.

Zenith YouTube Channel. We publish a lot on our YouTube channel, from flying videos, events and how-to tips and hints for builders.

Subscribe to the YouTube channel and/or search and browse the more than 700 videos already posted there. Check out Zenith's YouTube playlists (by aircraft model, etc.) with links to many other useful videos. Let us know if you want to see a specific topic covered in a video! Also, check out our Facebook video posts also.

EAA Hints for Homebuilders: This is a great resource available to builders with hundreds of useful hints and tips presented in short video segments. There are more than 100 videos just on sheet-metal construction, including some specific to building your Zenith.

Note that many of these videos require you to be an EAA member to view. We highly recommend that all Zenith builders and owners join EAA. It is well worth the cost of membership, especially as an active builder, with access to numerous member benefits!

HomebuiltHelp is also an excellent resource for homebuilders! Produced by serial Zenith builder Jon Croke, there are numerous free YouTube videos, many with dedicated "Tip of the Week" builder tips, as well as in-depth kit assembly DVDs available for purchase (for your specific kit aircraft model). 

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Comment by Zenith Aero on April 16, 2020 at 12:19pm

Kitplanes magazine also has some useful information for builders with lots of technical articles (in the print publication) as well as some good builder information on their website and YouTube video channel.

They also maintain a good online database of available engines, props, avionics, etc.

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