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"Teens to build plane at Oshkosh"

The following was published by GeneralAviationNews.com on July 9, 2012, by Janice Wood

File photo…


Added by Zenith.Aero on July 10, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Article Reprint: Safety Is No Accident: Zenith’s aircraft are high-utility contenders. So how’s their record?

The following article was published a few years ago in Kitplanes magazine.  While all of us may not agree with all of the author's observations, it's shared here to help Zenith builders, owners and pilots increase their awareness of safety issues in operating their homebuilt kit plane.  We invite you to share your comments below.

Kitplanes magazine, November 2010 Issue…


Added by Zenith.Aero on March 1, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

EAA Wants Your Help

The following is from November 2011 issue of Experimenter, EAA's Homebuilder e-Newsletter:

EAA Experimenter is about you, the homebuilder. Whether you are building or flying an experimental aircraft, we need your story! If you don't think you have a…


Added by Zenith.Aero on November 15, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Women Building & Flying in Africa on BBC World

On the Health Show broadcast on BBC World news today, Patricia and Jonathan talk about building and…


Added by Zenith.Aero on November 5, 2011 at 3:23pm — 1 Comment

Zeniths to Oshkosh!

(Older posts for the Zeniths to Oshkosh planning by Joe Scheibinger)


It's already July and we're just weeks from the start of AirVenture (Oshkosh)! 


"Zeniths to Oshkosh" Update

It's only three weeks to EAA! For us lucky ones that live close to the Oshkosh airport, EAA for us is the entire months of July! It's fun to drive out…


Added by Zenith.Aero on July 1, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Kitplanes magazine Flight Reviews: "Zen Four A Day" March 2011

The March 2011 issue of Kitplanes magazine includes an editorial and six-page article on Zenith Aircraft by editor Marc Cook. Following are excerpts from the feature story:

"Chris Heintz penned his first design in the late 1960s, with…


Added by Zenith.Aero on February 15, 2011 at 8:45am — No Comments

The Culmination of an Amazing Journey

The following article by builder Bob McDonald is published in the current is of COPA Flight, the magazine of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association. Bob, thanks for sharing your story!…


Added by Zenith.Aero on September 2, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Clem Kramer’s Zenith CH 750: From first part to first flight in just a year

The following was first published on the GeneralAviationNews.com website on February 21, 2010:

Posted by Janice Wood · February 21, 2010…


Added by Zenith.Aero on February 23, 2010 at 11:56am — 10 Comments

Zodiac CH 601 XL "Upgrade Workshop" in Edgewater, Florida

Gus Warren of FlyWithGus.net has announced that he will be hosting a Zodiac CH 601 XL "Upgrade Workshop" at his facility in Edgewater, Florida the second weekend in December. This is an excellent opportunity for East Coast Zodiac XL builders, owners, and pilots to learn about the new upgrades, and how to… Continue

Added by Zenith.Aero on November 25, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Builders: Share Your Success Stories

As the following two magazine excerpts show, builders are urged to share their project completions. This is a great way to show the aviation world what you have accomplished, while giving you an opportunity to publicly thank those who helped you along the way.

(Above is from Kitplanes magazine; below is EAA's Sport Pilot magazine, both June 2009 issues).

Both magazines invite you to send in… Continue

Added by Zenith.Aero on June 23, 2009 at 9:50am — No Comments

Blog - what is it, and how do I post one...

A blog (or weblog) is simply a web page for you to share information (on building and flying). Blogs are easily created and archived, which make them excellent for presenting a building log (or diary), or to report on a recent flight or trip. Blog entries are displayed in reverse-chronological order, and viewers can follow your progress by scrolling through your blog posts.

Blog posts are easily created, and can contain photos and web links (to other sites or photos, etc.) as a part… Continue

Added by Zenith.Aero on March 2, 2009 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

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

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, 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.

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