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.

Zenith Aircraft Returns to Central Florida

Workshop Class + Zenith Fly-In at Sun 'n Fun campus

December 1 & 2, Lakeland, Florida


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Darrell Reed posted a status
"Zenith 750SD Tail Section FOR SALE $3000 with tool kit Text or Call 313-974-5243"
19 hours ago
Darrell Reed posted photos
19 hours ago
Don Biscoe posted a photo

BlueJay 601

My Joe Aloof - built 601 with a Franklin 125 HP powerplant.
21 hours ago
Douglas Hoon posted a discussion

CH-750 SD Kit for Sale (Reduced Price)

Kit Serial #SD750-11611 is for sale. It was delivered from the factory in August 2022. As of…See More
23 hours ago
RAY WISNIEWSKI posted a discussion


Hello,I just got a quote today for "Not in motion" insurance for my CH 650 project. The quote came…See More
Pramod Kotwal posted a discussion

Source for # 20 drill bits

I need to rivet some solid rivets 470AD-5-7. I plan to order them from Zenith for my 601 upgrade.…See More
John "Allen" Walker posted photos
Mark Ertz posted photos
Mark Ertz posted a status
"Looking for wheel fairing/pants. Anyone have set for sale?"
Chuck DUFF posted a discussion

CH100 Mono Z W/B

Hi all I bought a single place with the promise there was a log book that they just couldn’t find…See More
Jason Leochner posted a discussion

650b Wings want to buy

I am looking for a set of 650b wings. I have bought a project from eaa34 and is missing the wings.…See More
will luggar posted a blog post


Alright who is the dynon wizard? Helping finish a 801 with vertical power electrical system and…See More
Fred Wellman posted a discussion

Prop spacer?

Hi.I am building a Cruzer with a 4th generation Jabiru motor.  I am also installing a Whirldwind 2…See More
Shaun D posted a discussion

Rudder Cable Angle Through Fairlead

I have a 701, the angle the rudder cable makes through the plastic fairlead is pretty large,…See More
JOhn Boyce posted a discussion

601 XL setting up ailerons

Can anyone tell me the correct procedure for this. 1.   with ailerons equal, my stick is not…See More
Nov 24
will luggar posted a status
"Looking for recommendations on a place for interoir on a 801. Thanks"
Nov 24
Jernej Verbovsek posted photos
Nov 23
Alexander Samoylovich posted a blog post

Zenith 750 Cruzer, Strut attaching point

September 03 2023Drilled the spar.Built the strut attaching point. Used a long flexible drill to…See More
Nov 23
David Fryday posted a video
Nov 23
Jernej Verbovsek posted photos
Nov 21

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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.

Custom Upholstery Kits for your Zenith Aircraft:

Zenith Vinyl Upholstery Kits

Zenith Homecoming Tshirt:

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

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.

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Transition training:

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

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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!

See you at…


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