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Alain Dufresne posted a blog post

Final Inspection Completed

Last Tuesday was my Final Inspection by the Transport Canada delegate. All went fine with no snags. Just waiting for the…See More
11 hours ago
Alain Dufresne posted a status
"Last Tuesday was my Final Inspection by the Transport Canada Delegate. All went fine with no snags. Just waiting for the CofA now...."
11 hours ago
David J. Beaulieu posted a discussion

No, no, no!!!

This UL is starting to make me lose "the love" just a bit.  20 hours on the rebuild and postflight inspection discovered this!  (Sigh) - gonna pull the prop flange bolt and see if the oil stop on the end of the crankshaft is leaking.…See More
15 hours ago
Barry Sweeney posted a discussion

Jab 6 Engine mount

Hi all,  have decided the fit a new Gen 4 Jab motor to my CH650 kit build and have been trying to get a copy of plan 6-JE-1 that was available when I got my plans. But now Zenith dont do them anymore and during this pandemic thing they have been…See More
23 hours ago
David A. Muse posted photos
David Koshinski posted a video
David Koshinski posted a status
"Finally flew my first flight in my Zenith 750 STOL with a Corvair engine, the flight could not have gone better!"
christopher fryatt posted a discussion

Garmin Aera 760

just updated from aera 796 to the Aera 760. lighter and a few new features. ( now 8 user data fields, my favorite so far)Warning: after updating to version 2.3 software the unit will no longer recognize your computer unless v3 USB ports available.…See More
David Long posted a blog post

Fit fuel fuel tank with cork

Fit fuel tank with cork.Drilled holes in leading edge for vent and drainDrilled hole for finger screen attachment in nr#3(Note)  previously installed fuel level indicators, sealed with b2 sealant, and added ground wiring on both standard range tanks)See More
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Painted fence is on

Hope to test fly tomorrow...then do a bit of touch up paint on the rivets. Had fun "fishing" out the A5 rivet ends with a magnet!
Joe Pringle posted a discussion

Dual Throttle Control

Does anyone have dual throttle controls with their Corvair.  I am using a MA-3 carb, and a center stick.  I plan to have a throttle control for both the pilot and passenger side.  I am thinking that I can just hook two cables to the throttle control…See More
BJ Ramsey posted photos
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Priming Fin repair

Repaired "trailer" damage this Spring, while I'm painting my Stab fences, thought it was a good time to mask and prep and paint the repair.
Keith Thomas posted a discussion

Eaa Spirit of Aviation week all online

http:// 21st they have a Sheet metal workshop.EAAThe schedule for Spirit of Aviation Week is now live! With already more…See More
Zenith Aero posted a video

First Flight: Swiss Zenith STOL CH 750

After several years building, Michel of Switzerland sent us this video: "My Zenith airplane is airborne! It is the first STOL CH 750 ever approved in Switzer...
Shawn Magin posted a photo
David J. Beaulieu posted a photo

Stab Fence

Finished up both sides today, ready for prime and paint. Rather than drilling out the three rivets up front I elected to use a unibit and drill out relief holes for the rivet heads.
Larry Zepp posted photos
Clint L Gosch posted a video

Crosswind practice on a breezy day in a CH750 STOL

Ride along in my CH750 while I practice a few crosswind landings on a beautiful summer day
Christopher Primus Ward Jr. posted photos

Blog Posts

Final Inspection Completed

Posted by Alain Dufresne on July 10, 2020 at 12:30pm 4 Comments

Fit fuel fuel tank with cork

Posted by David Long on July 9, 2020 at 8:16am 0 Comments

Learning about Wiring

Posted by Skip Rhudy on July 4, 2020 at 11:36am 0 Comments

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

Posted by Joe Hopwood on June 22, 2020 at 7:16am 0 Comments

601 XL Elevator Balance Bungee

Posted by Joe Hopwood on June 17, 2020 at 1:51pm 1 Comment

Ground adjustable prop.

Posted by Raymond Woods on June 16, 2020 at 8:00pm 2 Comments

Rudder Skeleton

Posted by Keith Thomas on May 5, 2020 at 12:21pm 1 Comment

1000 hours on my 2007 601-B

Posted by Mark Ertz on May 3, 2020 at 10:00pm 1 Comment


No, no, no!!!

Started by David J. Beaulieu in UL Power Forum. Last reply by Shawn Magin 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

Engine quitting...

Started by Mark Pensenstadler in UL Power Forum. Last reply by Mark Pensenstadler 9 hours ago. 7 Replies

3300 failure to initially start

Started by Darrell Doerhoff in Jabiru Engine Forum. Last reply by Darrell Doerhoff 15 hours ago. 19 Replies

Blew an oil cooler today!!

Started by David J. Beaulieu in UL Power Forum. Last reply by Ralph Powell 15 hours ago. 50 Replies

Jab 6 Engine mount

Started by Barry Sweeney in Open Discussion Forums (non model specific). Last reply by John Austin 17 hours ago. 1 Reply


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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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