Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris Heintz / Zenair light airplane designs).


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Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021



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Van Cole posted a photo

I forgot!!

This is what happens when you forget to lock the shop door...
15 hours ago
Christopher M. Conlisk posted a photo
Clint L Gosch posted a photo

Thanks Chris...

My aviation dream would not have been possible without your many contributions to sport aviation. Blue skies and tailwinds to you.
Timothy Aanerud posted photos
Brian Sanford posted a discussion

parting out 650 parts

Hi all,Only have a few parts left.  Please make an offer on:Led position/ strobes from zenith along with led landing/taxi lights.Warp drive heavy duty 2 blade for corvair 3.0 litr.WW engine mount for corvair.Wheels, tires and brakes.long range fuel…See More
Arnie Minear posted a status
"Getting the shop ready for December when we go and pickup the kit."
David Mason posted a photo

Zenith CH 750 Cruzer: Airworthiness Certificate

Finally received the airworthiness certificate tonight. A special thank you to Marty, Richard, and Pat from Precision Aircraft in Valparaiso, IN who helped make this day possible. I also want to thank Roger for helping when needed and all the people…
Nathaniel Hibner posted a discussion


Hello all,I was able to get an 0-200 for a decent deal and I have just torn it down to send parts out. However, the engine did not come with a carb. Any leads on where to get one? Which particular model to get? Other helpful tips to overcome this…See More
Kenneth E Clayton posted a blog post

Real Rudder Pedals

Completed mechanical and hydraulic assembly for the brake system.​…See More
John "Allen" Walker posted a discussion

Leveling your plane

Hi Guys,To level a CH750STOL you put your level on the cabin frame above the doors correct? My prop flange was pointing down a few degrees to much, so I'm thinking my engine mount needs to be shimmed. Then I realized me plane was not level. The only…See More
John "Allen" Walker posted photos
John A Chastain posted a photo
David J. Beaulieu posted photos
Zenith Aero posted a blog post

Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Aeronautical engineer Chris Heintz, the designer of all "CH" light aircraft designs, passed away on April 30th, 2021.…See More
Timothy Aanerud posted discussions
May 5
Adam Andrews posted a blog post
May 4
A photo by Perry Delano was featured

750 Cruzer FS

Recreational Aircraft Association (RAA) Chapter 85 Cruzer after painting by a dedicated group of old and new members. Photo Courtesy of: Bill Bird.
May 4
David Koshinski posted a status
"Finished my phase 1 flight testing, it’s time to have some fun!"
May 4
Perry Delano posted photos
May 4
Peter Chapman posted photos
May 4


Suction collector (T-joint) to Firewall connection

Started by Timothy Aanerud in UL Power Forum. Last reply by Eric Johnson 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

750 Cruizer plans for sale

Started by Jim B Belcher in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Gene Robinson Jr. 13 hours ago. 1 Reply

Garmin 327 and Tail beacon

Started by Jason Spears in Classified / For Sale Postings. Last reply by Mitch Donnelly yesterday. 8 Replies

Wiring/Firewall Fwd

Started by James Siebenaler in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by James Siebenaler yesterday. 9 Replies


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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.

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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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