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

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Tom Vesely posted a status
"Can anyone tell me where I might find a vender for the 750 dual throttle setup?"
2 hours ago
Thomas carlin posted a discussion

Slick mag timing

Hi,    I am in the process of fitting a pair of slick 4301 L/H ROT to a S/H 0-200A ,I set the…See More
Craig Fettes posted a discussion

Zenith 601 XL-B Pre Purchase Inspection Guidance

G'Day folks,Looking at buying a 601 XL that has had the B mod done. I've enlisted the help of an…See More
Frank Casser posted photos
Joshua Bardell posted a discussion

FS: 2023 Zenith 750 Super CruZer

Asking $129,000 obo.Complete package for VFR and IFR local or cross-country flying day/night.…See More
Zenith Aero posted a video

Flight in to Sun 'n Fun fly-in

Arriving at Sun 'n Fun 2024 before the start of the airshow, landing on Runway 10.Listen to the busy controller handing all the incoming traffic.Note that th...
Jay Gibbs posted a discussion

Table length

I’m picking up my Cruzer kit in May. What length table do I need? This is my third plane to build…See More
Apr 9
Peter Eiberger posted a photo

CH750 Cruzer Solar Eclipse

Flew the Cruzer to Van Buren, MO to experience the totality of the solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.…
Apr 9
Jim stutson posted a discussion

Vivian Borescope

This state-of-the-art borescope is a must-have for anyone in need of precise inspection and…See More
Apr 7
Shay King posted photos
Apr 7
Michael Wesolek posted a discussion

Looking to Buy a Dynon AP74

Hi Everyone,I am in need of an AP74 for my 601XL.  If you have one please contact me.  Thanks, MikeSee More
Apr 5
Jan Eggenfellner posted a blog post

NEW Zenith CH 701

Having a dandy time finishing up our Zenith CH 701 fuselage. For those that aren’t aware, this is…See More
Apr 4
Larry Zepp posted a photo


When I built my 650B wings, I didn't plan on pre-installing the aileron cables or a rope before the…
Apr 4
Jim and Amelia Isaacs posted a discussion

Bing 64 carb leak

Zenith 701 with a 190 hour 912UL. In service now 4 1/2 years. Opened the hangar door last week and…See More
Apr 4
Shay King posted photos
Apr 4
Ralph Powell posted a discussion

Wet Oil Air Oil Separator Hose

All,My oil return line is always wet with oil. Replaced the pinch clamps on elbow with worm screw…See More
Apr 2
Zenith Aero posted a video

Roger and Deano go flying! STOL CH 750 SkyJeep light sport utility kit airplane

Zenith Aircraft's Roger Dubbert goes flying with New Zealand's Deane Philip in his STOL CH 701 #SkyJeep to discuss the latest with the CH 701 and more.Deane ...
Apr 2
Jack E Martin posted a discussion

912ULS Cowling Seals

Should the radiator and oil cooler be sealed against the cowling, or should there be a gap between…See More
Apr 2
Kurt Van Hulzen posted an album
Mar 31
Kurt Van Hulzen posted photos
Mar 31

Blog Posts

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

Build Progress!

Posted by Dan Klop on December 25, 2023 at 1:55pm 0 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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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!

See you at…


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

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