Professional Builder Assistance / Fast Build Kits
Zenith Aircraft Company only manufactures and sells kits and parts. The aircraft are not available factory-assembled from Zenith Aircraft Co.If you do not have the time to build your own airplane, we suggest you purchase a new factory-built Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) or used (assembled) aircraft, or use professional builder assistance to speed up your kit project.
The following companies have stated that they offer builder (kit assembly) assistance for those individuals who seek professional help in building their aircraft. Note that these companies are not affiliated with Zenith Aircraft Company, and are independent and not "approved" by Zenith Aircraft Co.
Quality Sports Planes (West Coast) offers custom Builder Assist Programs:
AeroCrafters of Alabama, located at the Gadsden airport in north-east Alabama, has constructed and worked on several Zenith aircraft, whether building, maintaining or fixing them. Made up of licensed mechanics and pilots, AeroCrafters has experience in sheet metal fabrication, rigging, avionics, power plants (engine) installation, specializing in all-metal kit aircraft.
Tenn-Air offers professional builder assistance at its facilities in Shelbyville, Tennessee, specializing in the Zenith STOL CH 750. Tenn-Air (Tennessee Aircraft Development, LLC) is headed by the same principals behind Jabiru USA and Arion Aircraft, with extensive experience building light aircraft and with Jabiru engines. Tel. (931) 680-2800
Light Sport Aircrafters (Central USA)
IN CANADA: Unique regulations in Canada allow builders to contract for the professional assembly of kit aircraft; the Zenith CH 650B and STOL CH 750 and may also registered as Canadian "Advanced Ultralights" (no 51% rule). Zenair Ltd. has developed a network of "Build-Centers" across Canada specializing in custom assemblies of the Chris Heintz designs.
Click here for details about FAA rules and regulations regarding kit aircraft, and for details about professional builder assistance.
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