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Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Remembering Chris Heintz

Read the homage to a man and his dream, and illustrated biography of designer Chris Heintz's professional life.

 

Welcome Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers!

Welcome to the Zenith and Zenair builders and flyers online community. Zenith.Aero is for and about Zenith aircraft builders and flyers. We invite you to explore and to share your own information... See www.zenithair.com for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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Remembering Designer Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021 

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James Parent posted a discussion

Wanted Floats for 701

Looking for amphibious floats for a 701. See More
yesterday
Paulo Henrique Correia posted a photo

Foto Zenair CH701

Motor Lycoming O 235
yesterday
George A. posted a discussion

601XL vs. 601HD

I reviewed FAA directive regarding spar mods for CH601XL and 650s.Does that also apply to older model CH601HD? The FAA directive only refers to XLs and 650s.Thank you!See More
Saturday
Byers Coleman posted a discussion

MGL Avionics

considering MGL efis/EMS for my 650.  Anyone have experience with them.  Reliability, support, warranted service, etc?See More
Wednesday
Samuel Cardona posted a status
"WTB a propeller.for a Jabiru 3300 installed in a 601."
Jul 19
Bill Bear posted a photo

Free Air Temperature Sensor Cover

I found a small digital temperature gage online and located the thermistor sensor in a rubber grommet on the passenger side skin. Small cover mounted for protection.
Jul 19
Chris Elliott posted a discussion

ISO zenith 701 complete or kit

Hello I’m looking for a 701. It can be partially or fully completed. Let me know what you have! Thanks!See More
Jul 19
Adam Andrews posted a blog post
Jul 18
Jaime Pujol posted a discussion

Aluminum Overlays, Placards and labels for aircraft panels (210-587-5344)

Hello I am new CH701 builder I have engraving Business at the Boerne Stage Airport (5C1)I have done several Zenith Aircrafts and just wanted to share if you need this type of service.You can click on this link and check my TPE photo gallery.…See More
Jul 18
Zenith Aero posted a video
Jul 18
Matt Miller posted a discussion

Whelen Micro Burst LED

Just removed from my Cruzer. Good as new. Bench tested just before taking this picture. Paid $323.95 from Spruce. These give both nav ( red and green) plus a super bright strobe on each one. Three wires only...Ground, Nav, and Strobe.  Guaranteed to…See More
Jul 16
Bill Bear posted photos
Jul 16
chris webster posted a blog post
Jul 16
Kevin Beriault posted videos
Jul 16
David Krakowsky posted a discussion

Icom A21 portable Nav/Com

Icom A21 Nav Com portableused, very good condition, includes alkaline battery pack, 12 volt cigarette plug cord, rubber antenna$150 shipped 48 statesDavedothetime@hotmail.com561-374-3285email for picsSee More
Jul 15
Zenith Aero updated an event
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Zenith Banquet at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2021 at Oshkosh Elks Club

July 29, 2021 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Zenith Aircraft Builders Banquet at Oshkosh AirVenture 2021!This year's event will be held in honor of…See More
Jul 15
Gary Welch posted a discussion

Got my LODA today - about a week after applying for it

I sent my LODA (letter of deviation) request to the FAA about a week ago and received the LODA today.It says I am now legal to receive flight training in my experimental aircraft. This is limited to after the Phase 1 is complete.Surprisingly it does…See More
Jul 13
An event by Zenith Aero was featured
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Zenith Banquet at EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2021 at Oshkosh Elks Club

July 29, 2021 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Zenith Aircraft Builders Banquet at Oshkosh AirVenture 2021!This year's event will be held in honor of…See More
Jul 13
John Mazzolini posted a discussion

Fuel Lines for Corvair

Hello AllI'm looking for some photos of how Corvair engine Zeniths..specifically the 750 STOL ran their fuel lines in the cabin Thanks for any informationregardsJohnSee More
Jul 13
ralph billington posted a discussion

Larger tires for a cruser

I really want to go bigger but upgrading to 6 inch wheels, brakes and new from strut is too much.... any ideas on what can be done. Transition from local airport to home field is my issue.RalphSee More
Jul 12
 
 
 

New from Zenith:

Zenith Builders Banquet
at Oshkosh 2021


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, 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 HomebuiltHELP.com

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 HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

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West Coast USA:

 
Pro Builder Assistance:

 

Transition training:

Golden Eagle Aviation

Pianosa Flying Farm

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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

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Since this is an online community, there are a few rules that need to be followed.  We'll try to keep the rules as simple as possible and to a bare minimum and we'll change and update them as required.

RULE#1:  You'll need to use your real name, and be an actual builder, owner or flyer of a Zenith aircraft.  This site is an online…
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