Building The Zenith Rudder Tip Rib From Scratch

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When we are making the decision of what plane we should we build we are presented with opportunities from some manufacturers which will not only help us to make that decision, but will also help to sway us toward that particular aircraft or kit manufacturer. Zenith is no different and offers their rudder workshop, where for a minimal investment an …

Why A Router Is One Of The Most Used Tools For Building Zenith Aircraft

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As a plans builder (scratch builder) we face many more challenges than a kit builder will face. Now this is not do diminish the kit builder in any way as any endeavor to build an airplane is a daunting task. As a plans builder of in my case a Zenith 701, which is an all aluminum experimental airplane, I not …

The Zenith Airplane Plans Arrived! Now What Do I Do?

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Your newly purchased airplane plans have arrived from the aircraft manufacturer, In this case from Zenith Aircraft. It’s not important which model you have chosen, because the way I handle these plans will all be the same. Now if you have chosen a different aircraft than Zenith you may want to handle the situation differently as the plans size and …

The Best Riveting Tools For Building A Zenith Aircraft Part 2

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In Part 1: of this article I discussed the best rivet guns for building your Zenith experimental airplane project, and as we begin the building process that is what we think of for setting the rivets. Now that I review that article I realize that I should have named it the best riveting tools. as the equipment is far more …

The Best Rivet Guns For Building A Zenith Aircraft Part 1

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As we embark on the journey of building our dream aircraft, we are faced with many decisions which will affect the efficiency with which we build and the enjoyment we gain while building our airplane. both of these factors will ultimately contribute to how soon we are able to complete our project, or if we ever complete it. The tools …