April 12 - 18, 2005
Come visit us at the annual EAA Sun'n
Fun fly-in convention:
- Zenith Aircraft booth: Main
outdoor exhibit area # MD26B
- See the aircraft:
||Designer Chris Heintz
Chris Heintz, designer of the Zenith Aircraft kits, is scheduled once again to speak on
light aircraft design and construction at Sun'n Fun.
The forums are an excellent
opportunity to learn more about Zenith Aircraft kit designs - right from the source!
Aircraft Design For Performance & Efficiency
Metal Construction & Riveting
& Sheet-Metal Construction
For The 1st Time Builder
| Schedule subject to change -
see actual program.
- A Zodiac XL kit will be under
construction in the Sheet Metal Workshop area throughout the week at
the convention. Visit the workshop to experience first-hand
how to build your own kit aircraft!
The workshop hours will be 9-12 and 1-4 each day. The construction project is organized by the very able experts from FlightCrafters.
For more information, contact Bob or Russell at (813)
655-6411 or email
- Start Building Your Own Airplane at
For the first time ever, you can have one of our standard Rudder Starter Kits
delivered to Sun'n Fun and have expert guidance assembling it at the
Sheet Metal Workshop. You’ll be guided by the pros, learn a lot,
meet other builders, and go home with the first component of your own
airplane completed! (Limited availability).
The price to get
started is the cost of the rudder
starter kit. You can order
online using our secure online order form (choose
"pick-up" as your shipping choice, and then note that the
rudder kit is for the "Sun'n Fun workshop" in the
"Instructions or Comments" box).
Zodiac LSA for Sport Pilots
Meet the folks from Sportsplanes.com
at the Zenith Aircraft booth and see a
brand-new Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA)
XL. They'll tell you all about the certified LSA version of the
markets and distributes the factory-built Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA)
XL through regional centers located across the USA.
- Zodiac in the Sun 100 Air Race ?
William Wynne reports that his team plans to race the "ZenVair"
(Corvair engine powered Zodiac XL) in the Sun 100 at
Sun'n Fun this year. Powered with his popular Corvair engine
conversion, William says his crew has "flown it about 135 hours
and we're very happy with it." The event is scheduled for
Wednesday April 23.
The ZenVair ZODIAC XL will be on display at the Zenith Aircraft booth
during the Sun'n Fun show, and a complete firewall-forward package by
the Corvair Authority will also be on display: "My crew
and myself will be on hand at the booth all week to answer any
questions builders might have" says William. For more
The Webmasters BBQ: April 14, 5:00
webmasters will be hosting a BBQ at their campsite for builders and
wannabes of Zenith Aircraft. Bring your drinks and lawnchairs
and meet many of those builders you know from email postings.
We'll supply the burgers and dogs (no-obligation donations will be
happily accepted). The BBQs will be fired up from 5:00 pm until
everyone is fed on April 14th. Please RSVP using the SUN-N-FUN
BBQ FORM so that we may know how many to prepare for and to have
your name tag ready. The location will be posted at the Zenith booth
along with the pre-registered name tags. We look forward to seeing you
Aircraft Company was presented with a Sun'n Fun plaque in 1999 "in
appreciation of 25 years support" to the EAA Sun'n Fun fly-in convention.
Visit the official sun-n-fun.org web site for
complete details about attending this major aviation event.