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Zenith Aircraft at the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase: Workshops, Kit Building Demonstrations, STOL Flying, and more!

Join us in sunny Florida for the 2019 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase on November 14 - 16, 2019

 

Following up on the success of last year's Zenith workshops at the …

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Added by Zenith Aero on October 17, 2019 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Zenith STOL 701 next generation flight simulator

Press Release: October 2019

Lionheart Creations Ltd.

Lionheart Creations Ltd. has released the…

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Added by Zenith Aero on October 10, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Earl Downs

Earl Downs is a Zenith builder who is known to many others builders because he furnishes pre-test flight preparation training in his 601 XL-B. Because he holds an FAA Letter of Deviation Authorization (LODA), Earl is allowed to provide this and transition training for both the 601 and the 650. You may also have met Earl as a forum presenter at a previous Zenith Aircraft open house events.…

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Added by Zenith Aero on September 11, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Quality Sport Planes Open House and Fly-In: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Quality Sport Planes (QSP) is hosting its annual Open House and Fly-In and retirement party for Doug Dugger on Saturday, June 22, from 10 am - 4 pm, at the QSP facilities at Cloverdale Municipal Airport (O60) in California:…

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Added by Zenith Aero on June 18, 2019 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

STOL CH 701 AG (agricultural) evaluation for crop spraying

The April 2019 issue of AgAir Update, the monthly magazine for the agricultural aviation (crop spraying) industry, reprinted a flight evaluation article of the STOL CH 701 "Sky Jeep" light sport aircraft (first published twenty years…

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Added by Zenith Aero on May 10, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

AOPA builds an aircraft rudder

AOPA Live recently ran a story of staffer Paul Harrop building a Zenith rudder at the Zenith Aircraft factory:…

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Added by Zenith Aero on February 5, 2019 at 11:14am — No Comments

Zenith at Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2019

 

UPDATE: Read the follow-up report from the 2019 Sport Aviation Expo

 

Following up on the success the past couple of years with Zenith hands-on workshops at the …

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Added by Zenith Aero on December 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

New style nosegear shock suspension system for Zenith CH 650 / CH 750

Earlier this year we previewed a new style nosegear shock suspension system for the Zenith CH 650 / CH 750.

Zenith Aircraft developed a new nosegear shock suspension system for the Zenith CH 650 / CH 750 series kit aircraft…

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Added by Zenith Aero on November 28, 2018 at 4:30pm — 10 Comments

Mark Phillips' custom STOL CH 701 in EAA Sport Aviation (10/18)

Check out this gorgeous photo of Mark Phillips in his custom Zenith STOL CH 701, featured in the October 2018 issue of EAA Sport Aviation magazine.…

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Added by Zenith Aero on September 27, 2018 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

SCHEDULE: Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days - September 21 & 22, 2018

Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar & Fly-In Gathering Event Schedule

Friday, September 21, 2018

(Schedule subject to change: Latest update: Sept. 18, 2018)…

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Added by Zenith Aero on September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

2018 Zenith Aircraft OPEN HANGAR DAYS and Builder Fly-In

Thanks to all who visited and participated at the 2018 Zenith Homecoming! We had a great event!

Video clip of the eventCheck out the…

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Added by Zenith Aero on August 6, 2018 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Builder Insurance: Kit Builder’s Protection Plan

Gregg Ellsworth from Aircraft Insurance Resources (AIR) asked us to share this brochure with Zenith kit builders, about an insurance policy designed specifically for builders to protect their kit project during the building stage.…

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Added by Zenith Aero on March 5, 2018 at 11:53am — No Comments

Zenith STOL Champion!

Congratulations to Deane Philip for taking first place in his Zenith STOL aircraft at the New Zealand Bush Pilot Championships in Omaka, New Zealand, on Saturday, February 3,…

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Added by Zenith Aero on February 5, 2018 at 2:30pm — 8 Comments

Building an Airplane as a School Project: Tehachapi Pilots with Oak Valley Charter Schools

The Tehachapi Society of Pilots of California has partnered with Oak Valley Charter Schools to build an airplane with high school students (providing successful students with scholastic credit).

The…

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Added by Zenith Aero on January 11, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 
 

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

                                                     

Weather Maps


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, power distribution panel, Approach Fast Stack harnesses, 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.

Aircraft Insurance:

 
 

West Coast USA:

Pro Builder Assistance
 

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

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