The 2016 West Coast Zenith Fly In Report

The inaugural year of the West Coast Zenith Fly - In is now in the books, and it was a success.

This event was held in Arlington, WA during the annual (and great) Arlington Fly In.

Despite very threatening weather, we had seven zeniths show.

A 750, a 601, an 801, and four 701s. Two of the planes were from California!

We also had about a dozen active builders join us, which may be the most rewarding part of any fly in. Ideas and tips were exchanged, along with plenty of hangar flying

While we battled rain and low ceilings, the weather relented enough for some flying.

Curt Thompson took home the prize for Workmanship with his plans built CH-701.

As always, our unique planes gathered crowds. Adults, children, aspiring aviators, and pilots alike are always intrigued by the distinctive shapes and reputations of these birds.

A big thank you needs to made to everyone who helped, attended, and joined us.

We hope to see you next year, July 6th, 7th, and 8th.



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Comment by charlie rosenzweig on September 13, 2016 at 11:21pm

I was really impressed with how many Zenith aircraft made it to Arlington as the weather was quite poor.   I hope to build a 750 someday soon and it was great to see them at the airshow. Everyone was very willing to answer questions and the planes looked great.   Thanks to all who made it there.  I look forward to next year!

Comment by John Marzulli on July 14, 2016 at 10:37pm
It was held in Arlington, WA and will be again. It was part of the Arlington Fly In
Comment by MMontez on July 14, 2016 at 10:21pm

So where was this? Where is it planned for next year?.....

Comment by Steve Weston on July 14, 2016 at 5:55pm


Comment by Zenith.Aero on July 14, 2016 at 5:15pm

Great report! Thanks.

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