December 2020 Blog Posts (9)

Paint Scheme of my Cruzer

I have decided on my color scheme and have already ordered my paint. Going with a commemorative L4 Grasshopper. I am looking for a supplier of Leather seat coverings. Any suggestions?

Added by Joseph Millette on December 29, 2020 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Making Progress! Main Gear Installed

Added by Adam Andrews on December 24, 2020 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Zenith Coming to Texas in February for Workshop Class and Zenith Fly-In Gathering

Zenith Aircraft Building Workshop Is Coming To Hondo, Texas on February

  • 2/17/21 UPDATE: Rescheduled due to Winter Weather in Texas! The hands-on workshop (which is at…

Added by Zenith Aero on December 22, 2020 at 3:30pm — 12 Comments

Finally getting back to work

Last year I graduated college, and moved to Oregon to start my aerospace engineering career (as an avionics engineer). Been instructing a lot, especially after finishing my CFI-I. BUT I finally have the whole kit here, and make time for it most days. Nice to have it close by and easy access. 

I got the wings to about 75% done in high school and college breaks. Finished most of the fail feathers in college. I'm just about to install the trim servo in the elevator, and close it…


Added by Scott Tyler Bragg on December 16, 2020 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Years in the making

Bought my kit in 2008 or 2009, but never built it. 11 years later, two moves, a broken back, a broken rib, four surgeries and another soon to come, we now live in an airpark and my hangar is finally going up. Of course, if I had a trophy case, it would be full of gold medals for procrastination, but we can overlook that for now. Should be building fairly soon if my medical status allows. My wife says after all we've gone through to get here, she'll kill me if I don't build this plane. So…


Added by Bob Simmons on December 15, 2020 at 2:14pm — 6 Comments

Matco Split Wheel Assembly with Aero Classic 27" Tundra Tires

Added by Adam Andrews on December 11, 2020 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Super Duty Build Series (Weekly Videos!)

Hi Zenith builders and enthusiast, Adam here from Aeroworks Productions.  I thought I'd post a link to a recent video of mine from my weekly Super Duty build series.  I've got a great video #18 dropping tomorrow at 7:00 CST on DIY Matco Wheels and Aero Classic Tundra tire installation and I'm wrapping up #19 as of the writing of this…


Added by Adam Andrews on December 10, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Slats, Flaperons, and Alan Shepard

Finished up the empennage and the slats and the flaperons. Was doing some research on Alan Shepard and relate some imperfections to a dispute between Alan and Werner Von Braun about whether Freedom 7 was ready to go or not.

12-05-20 Slats, Flaperons, Twists, and Alan Shepard - corvair750

Added by Skip Rhudy on December 7, 2020 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

CH 300

   Hi All,  I recently acquired a partial started CH 300 but have not been able to track down a Builders Manual.  Does anyone have a manual that I could buy or borrow.  Looking forward to your replies,  Bob

Added by Robert M Bjorn on December 4, 2020 at 12:08pm — No Comments

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