April 2020 Blog Posts (6)

Rudder Parts

Finally able to make some progress. Cut out rudder skins, and rear ribs. Still need to cut out rudder spar, nose rib and bottom rib.

Added by Keith Thomas on April 30, 2020 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

100 hours


Added by Mitchell Hargin on April 16, 2020 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Online Resources for New Builders

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,…


Added by Zenith Aero on April 16, 2020 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

Change my model number

I wish Zenith allowed you to create your own model number on this site instead of using a drop down list. I got my 750 STOL kit before they introduced the Cruzer, which kind of met my needs and desires better than the STOL. Unfortunately there's no way to convert one to another, and I can't afford to buy another kit. I am making changes to 'Cruzer-ize' my plane, mainly not installing the leading edge slats. I may consider other things like wheel pants as well, but I haven't really decided…


Added by Bob Simmons on April 10, 2020 at 9:56pm — 4 Comments

0200A - Carburetor fuel pressure

On my 650 I have an 0200A with 2 inline faucets pumps. On one pump I get about 5 PSI of pressure. On 2 pumps I get more than double that. I read that normal pressure should be between 3.5-4.75 PSI in the Continental book. Is there any risks I blow something in the carburettor at that higher pressure? Anyone else using this config?

Added by Alain Dufresne on April 6, 2020 at 1:23pm — 7 Comments

Zenith Aircraft Update re Coronavirus Pandemic

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - Mexico, Missouri

Like everyone else, Zenith Aircraft Company has been impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. While the Zenith Aircraft kit factory is located in a fairly rural area and there have been no reported cases of the coronavirus in the immediate area, the response to this pandemic needs to be widespread and is affecting all of us. For the past few weeks…


Added by Sebastien Heintz on April 4, 2020 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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