Online community for active builders and pilots of Zenith Aircraft kits (Chris Heintz / Zenair light airplane designs).


Chris Heintz, 1938 - 2021

Remembering Chris Heintz

Read the homage to a man and his dream, and illustrated biography of designer Chris Heintz's professional life.


Welcome Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers

Welcome to the Zenith and Zenair builders and flyers online community. Zenith.Aero is for and about Zenith aircraft builders and flyers. We invite you to explore and to share your own information... See for the official Zenith Aircraft website.


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Fred Wellman posted a discussion

Kitplane enthusiasts seats

Hi,I am most likely purchasing seats for my Cruzer from the Kitplane Enthusiast website.  They look…See More
4 hours ago
Christopher Jon Brown posted a blog post

Spent 2 weeks in Utah Backcountry here's the videos

YouTube videos links for some strips we went toNokia Dome UT Zenith 750 STOL Backcountry Flying…See More
6 hours ago
Christopher Jon Brown posted a photo


Mexican Mountain UT Gorgeous canyon with San Rafael River next to strip, petroglyphs and arch,…
7 hours ago
Keith Gempler posted a discussion

Best way to recover from this mistake

Working on mounting my horizontal stab on a 750 STOL. Drilling out 75F2-5 Horizontal tail…See More
22 hours ago
jerry nichols posted a discussion

Jabiru 3300 parts and accessories for sale

I have converted to a aerocarb system, so the following items are redundant:CH750 Dual throttle:…See More
23 hours ago
Peter L. Barbour posted a discussion

2001 Zenair CH300

After 15 years constructing it, and over 20 years of exploring our beautiful country with it, it is…See More
Jan Eggenfellner posted a discussion
Michael Shewan posted a discussion

Kavlico Fuel pressure sensor position

Installing a 912 ULS into 601 HD, will have Dynon Skyview for EFIS. Looking at the Dynon…See More
Zenith Aero updated an event

Zenith Aircraft "Fly In to Summer" Open House 2024 at Zenith Aircraft factory

June 22, 2024 from 8am to 1pm
Join…See More
Zenith Aero posted an event

Free Lunch Friday returns to Zenith Aircraft at Zenith Aircraft Company

June 7, 2024 from 12pm to 1pm
Free Lunch Friday at the Zenith kit aircraft factory!…See More
Thomas carlin posted a discussion

Crazed pilot strobes

Hi,     Anyone fitted the crazed pilot strobes landing light etc with the controller controller…See More
A photo by Jernej Verbovsek was featured
May 20
Patrick Hoyt posted a discussion

FREE - Large Wooden Crate for Zenith Kits

Approximate interior dimensions: 14' long, 48" wide, 32" deep.  Solidly built, has steel…See More
May 19
Larry Zepp posted photos
May 18
D Dixon posted a discussion

Can anybody tell me how, Help explain, how to list My Z750 and Z701 for sale? I have photos and such

I'm wondering if anyone can explain to me how to list my Z750 for sale? I cant seem to figure out…See More
May 14
Zenith Aero posted a video

Flight in the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer light sport aircraft: unedited

For a nice change of scenery, here's a short (unedited) flight in the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer light sport aircraft.The popular all-metal Zenith CH 750 CRUZER is...
May 13
D Dixon posted a photo
May 13
Steve McIntosh posted a discussion

GRT Magnetometer location? HELP!

Hi everyone!I have a 601 XLB and I have installed new GRT Sport EX EFIS.  I installed the…See More
May 11
John Bowers posted a discussion

MATCO Parking Brake Bracket via 3D Print

For my 750 Cruzer, I wanted to install a secure parking brake system.  I ordered the MATCO PVPV-D…See More
May 10
Larry Zepp posted photos
May 9

Blog Posts

camit 3300 parts

Posted by Michael radtke on April 26, 2024 at 11:13am 2 Comments

header tanks

Posted by Michael radtke on April 15, 2024 at 10:32pm 0 Comments

701 bubble doors

Posted by James Barbeau on April 6, 2024 at 4:27pm 0 Comments

NEW Zenith CH 701

Posted by Jan Eggenfellner on April 4, 2024 at 7:22pm 0 Comments

outdated drawings?

Posted by Donald R Herbel on March 19, 2024 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

N750WW accident

Posted by Michael radtke on February 23, 2024 at 9:29pm 5 Comments

CH 750 STOL I.P.L.

Posted by Paul Kaleta on February 4, 2024 at 11:27am 1 Comment

CH701 Long wings

Posted by Brandyn Byrnes on January 31, 2024 at 10:29pm 4 Comments


New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 

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.

Zenith Homecoming Tee:

Zenair Floats

Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz

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K&S Aviation Services

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

How to videos from

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 for the latest DVD titles.

For Sale

Zenith Aircraft For Sale 

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


Follow Up Report:


Homecoming '23 Saturday Night Bonfire and Ice Trough

In their Homecoming preview video, Sebastien and Roger mentioned having an ice trough of microbrews from around the country along with the bonfire on Saturday night!  Got a 6 pack of "Lost Years" from Yazoo Brewery in collaboration with Calfkiller Brewery.  Roger said he would willingly take any extra home afterwards, but I think that's just wishful thinking! LOL!

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Created by John Austin Sep 12, 2023 at 11:09am. Last updated by Zenith Aero Sep 12, 2023.

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