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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 www.zenithair.net for the official Zenith Aircraft website.

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Nick posted a discussion

ELT antenna replacement options

So it's time to replace my 121.5 ELT with a combination 121.5/406. The install of the ELT and…See More
yesterday
Carl Orton posted a discussion

Changes for the Zenith Annual Banquet at Oshkosh - 2024?

Please do not shoot me for asking a sensitive question.First, background:  My wife and I have…See More
Saturday
Michael Barrie posted a discussion

Slats vs VGs - beating a dead horse ?

Hi all,I've got my wings built to the point where I'm about to drill/cleco the leading edge skins.…See More
Saturday
Chuck Beard posted a discussion

FOR SALE - 750 Cruzer Kit

Hello Everyone,750 Cruzer Kit FOR SALE:Life has thrown us a curveball and we will no longer be able…See More
Friday
Ralph Powell posted a discussion

uAvionix tailBeaconX Install

Looking for ideas on where to install a tailBeaconX on a 750 Cruzer. Needs clear view of sky and…See More
Friday
Dan Buettner posted a discussion

Titan IO-370 Oil Filters

Hello, does anyone have a recommendation one the brand and/or type of oil filter they like to use…See More
Friday
An event by Zenith Aero was featured
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Zenith Factory Workshop: August 8 & 9, 2024 at Zenith Aircraft Company

August 8, 2024 at 9am to August 9, 2024 at 12pm
Zenith Aircraft Hands-On WorkshopWe invite you to join us at our August factory workshop class to…See More
Thursday
Scott Ahrens posted a discussion

Brake lines

Looking for examples how others have secured their brake lines to the SuperDuty gear legs  Please…See More
Thursday
Michael Barrie posted photos
Jun 11
Jay M. Johnson posted a discussion

Fuel Sender Failure

Warning, Will RobinsonSubject:  VDO 221-012D fuel sender used in several Zenith models.I have a…See More
Jun 9
Michael Barrie posted photos
Jun 8
Adel Bazzi posted a discussion

Jabiru 3300A - Starter Solenoid

Hello Everyone, Does anyone have a Starter Solenoid Wiring Diagram for a Jabiru 3300A. I have a…See More
Jun 7
Zenith Aero posted a video

Zenith Aircraft's Free Lunch Friday at the kit airplane factory

Thanks to everyone who came out to Free Lunch Friday at the Zenith aircraft factory today, and thanks to Roger, Kaitlyn, Joyce and Jay for organizing and pre...
Jun 7
Zenith Aero posted a photo

Zenith 601/650 40th Anniversary @ EAA Oshkosh AirVenture 2024

The Zenith CH 600-series from designer Chris Heintz is celebrating its 40th anniversary: 1984 -…
Jun 6
Zenith Aero posted an event
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Zenith Factory Workshop: August 8 & 9, 2024 at Zenith Aircraft Company

August 8, 2024 at 9am to August 9, 2024 at 12pm
Zenith Aircraft Hands-On WorkshopWe invite you to join us at our August factory workshop class to…See More
Jun 6
Bryan Walstrom posted a discussion

O-200 Cowling (Used) $475

I bought this cowling several years ago to possibly use on a FRANKLIN installation on a CH750.…See More
Jun 5
Frank Daniels posted photos
Jun 4
2 videos by Zenith Aero were featured
Jun 4
Zenith Aero posted a video

Steamboat Mesa UT Zenith750 STOL Backcountry Flying

Came in high to check strip then slow and steep approach. High 6235' altitude uphill clump grass airstrip just dragged so not bumpy. Winds change day to day....
Jun 4
Stephen B Szalai posted a discussion

Viking 150hp Engine Package For Sale

In planning for future Stol endeavors I recently upgraded my 750Stol from a Viking 150hp to a…See More
Jun 3

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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 1 Comment

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

 
 
 

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Zenith Planes For Sale 
 

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


Custom Instrument Panels
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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.


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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 HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

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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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