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Here's a summary of my three days with the EAA One Week Wonder airplane in central Florida earlier this week.
On Wednesday, we flew by the shortest paved runway (a nice R/C field, just a few hundred feet long) and later that night I had the chance to fly over the longest runway I'd ever seen (NASA's shuttle landing runway at Kennedy Space Center, three miles long!).…Continue
I have compiled the following photos and account of Jeff Badgero's recent flight from Florida to Haiti.
Jeff and Carol Badgero are missionaries with H.O.P.E. Missions who have been working in the country of…Continue
Earlier this month, we opened up our factory to Christopher Ward and members of EAA Chapter 429 of Jefferson City (MO) to give Chris and his helpers to get a chance on progressing on the construction of a Zenith CH 750 Cruzer.
Christopher attended our regular Zenith Workshop earlier in the year,…Continue
Roger and I recently completed a series of short how-to videos for the EAA Hints for Homebuilders channel, a builder resource available to EAA members. Charlie Becker, EAA Director of Communities & Homebuilt Community Manager, and Jim Soyk, EAA Senior Videographer and Editor (pictured below) visited us at the…Continue
Last week I had the the privilege of visiting a working U.S. Navy carrier out at sea as part of an EAA group. Fifteen of us were given a first-hand look at life aboard an aircraft carrier and Navy life at sea. This was truly a unique and unforgettable experience.
We started the trip with a night at the historic…Continue
No runway? No problem! We challenge the limits faced in the world of bush flying in this amazing…Continue
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) membership prefers Experimental aircraft to factory-builts.
I was surprised to read today that, according to an …Continue
You're invited to join us for our "Fly In To Summer" Builder Fly-In Gathering at the Zenith Aircraft Factory.…Continue
2018 UPDATE: See the follow up photos and videos in the comments below this original story.
Zenith builders and pilots are made up of a very interesting group of individuals, and continue to be a source of inspiration. Here's a brief story of one of them that was recently featured in the news:…Continue
[The following is our official "Press Release" for our new design. We plan to share more information soon about the new design and kit.]
ZENITH INTRODUCES NEW DESIGN AT SUN’N FUN
Sun’n Fun Fly-In (Lakeland, FL) – The CH 750 Cruzer has arrived! Zenith Aircraft Company is introducing its…Continue
Here are four video clips of the trip to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Florida:
Part 1: Flying the STOL CH 750 and the Zenith CH 650 south.... The STOL CH 750 as seen from the Zenith CH 650.
Southern Missouri and western Tennessee. January 15, 2013.
Part 2: Arrival at Sebring Regional Airport, as seen from the Zenith…Continue
The December 2012 issue of EAA Experimenter has a detailed article on calibrating your airspeed indicator, the latest article is a series on flight testing your homebuilt aircraft by Ed Kolano, a very experienced and knowledable flight test pilot. In the past we have stressed the importance of proper airspeed calibration for your light aircraft.
I encourage all builders, owners and pilots to…Continue
Added by Sebastien Heintz on December 5, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments
Following is a short article I wrote for Kitplanes magazine on the evolution of aircraft blueprints (plans) over the years:
Aircraft plans (also called drawings or blueprints) are the single…Continue
From Point A to Zenith: EAA Employee STOL CH 750 project takes off
The following was published on the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) website. Photos are courtesy of EAA:
First, let's review briefly: This was the Zenith booth right after the tornado passed through at Sun'n Fun 2011 on March 31. Even though this looks like a war zone, we thank God that no one was physically injured:…Continue
Here's a preview of our planned activities for the upcoming Open Hangar Day and Builder Fly-In Gathering.
This year we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Zenith Aircraft Company, and this will be our 21st annual event! Plan to join us on …Continue
February 14, 2013 Update:
We've posted updated X-Plane flight simulator files for both the STOL CH 750 and now for the Zenith CH 650-B! The new files take advantage of great new flight simulator technology and are optimized for X-Plane X (version 10.20) which now support 64-bit computing power!
Let us know what you…Continue