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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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
7 hours ago
Thomas carlin posted a discussion

Crazed pilot strobes

Hi,     Anyone fitted the crazed pilot strobes landing light etc with the controller controller…See More
10 hours ago
A photo by Jernej Verbovsek was featured
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
Larry Zepp posted photos
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
Glenn Davis posted a photo

homemade tug

My rendition of the homemade tug in Kitplanes
May 9
Jernej Verbovsek posted photos
May 8
A photo by Mitchell Hargin was featured
May 8
A photo by P. Richards was featured

Fitch Lake - 2024 Season

First landing at Fitch Lake for the 2024 season.
May 8
A photo by Alex MacKay was featured

Zenith CH601HDS

Jabiru 3300,Sensenich W64ZK-51
May 8
Christopher Jon Brown posted a video

Happy Canyon UT landing Zenith STOL 750

landing at Dirty Devil UT. Zenith 750 100hp Rotax.
May 7
Perry Delano posted photos
May 7
Alex MacKay posted photos
May 6
Jeffrey Hart posted a discussion

Cooling issues

I have a new (to me) Zenith 750 Stol with a Viking 130 engine. I have been returning it to service…See More
May 6

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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Aircraft Insurance:


West Coast USA:

Pro Builder Assistance:


Transition training:

Lavion Aero

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!

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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