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You've dreamed of owning and building your own aircraft: The STOL CH 701 is the answer to your dreams - offering you outstanding short take off and landing performance, great capabilities, versatility, and comfort, and, best of all, the STOL CH 701 is an affordable all-metal kit aircraft you can build yourself with basic skills and tools.

STOL CH 701

Zenith Aircraft Company is a leader in the kit aircraft manufacturing industry, bringing more than twenty years experience designing and building quality aircraft kits for both first-time builders and demanding sport pilots. With this invaluable experience, Zenith Aircraft provides builders with award-winning designs and kits, reducing your risks in purchasing a kit aircraft, and assuring the builder of ongoing and direct factory service and support.

The high quality of the STOL CH 701 design and kit assures you that this is one project you'll be proud to own and fly for many years.

Building your own aircraft is going to be one of the most challenging and rewarding undertakings you'll ever accomplish: imagine, you'll be enjoying the thrills of flying an aircraft that you've built yourself! Few people get to experience the sensation and freedom of flying. Even fewer are also rewarded by flying an airplane that they've built themselves. The STOL CH 701 will help you realize your dreams like no other kit aircraft!

Zenith Aircraft Company has made it easy for you to get in the pilot's seat of your own STOL aircraft. Start building from:

 

 STOL CH 701 - Drawings & Manuals
NEW updated CAD Drawings and Photo Assembly Manuals.
Detailed blueprints of the complete airframe and components (CAD drawings), supplied with aircraft serial number: All you need to ‘scratch-build’ the STOL CH 701. The Assembly Manuals are supplied on CD-ROM, with high-resolution Photo Assembly Guides. Plans and manual are included with the airframe kit. Add $15.00 for overseas Air Mail shipping.
Details about the Drawings
STOL CH 701 Drawings & Manuals:

$ 425.00

 STOL CH 701 COMPLETE KIT: Airframe Kit + Finishing Kit
The STOL CH 701 airframe kit comes with all kit parts to build the airframe: The kit includes the factory riveted wing spars, pre-formed sheet-metal parts (ribs, skins, etc.), factory-welded parts, standard fuel system (welded aluminum wing tanks), controls, and hardware required for assembly of the airframe. Most skins are now supplied CNC pre-cut and pre-drilled! The kit includes the Drawings and Manuals.
The Finishing Kit includes the items to complete the aircraft, including the All-Terrain Gear and wheels with hydraulic disk brakes, the formed plexiglass windshield, “swing-up” doors, seat belts, wing struts, hardware, and more.
Kit Equipment and Features List
Not included: firewall-forward powerplant and instruments packages, paint, and upholstery. Crating and shipping charges are extra.
STOL CH 701 Airframe Kit:

$10,795.00

STOL CH 701 Finishing Kit:

$3,195.00

 ROTAX 912 S (100-hp) POWERPLANT PACKAGE
RotaxDeveloped and tested by Zenith specifically for the STOL CH 701, the new Rotax 912 ULS firewall-forward powerplant package includes the Rotax 912 ULS engine (100-HP, four cycle, dual ignition), plus accessories: engine mount (new rear ring style mount for smoother operation), vibration dampeners, stainless steel exhaust system, new 'easy-access' fiberglass engine cowl, radiator cooling system, oil reservoir, dual carburetors, Warp Drive three-blade ground-adjustable propeller, engine controls, battery box, key & ignition, hardware and Rotax installation and operating manuals. Battery not included.
The Instruments Package includes all the basic flight instruments and engine gauges for the Rotax 912 powerplant: Airspeed, Ball, Magnetic Compass, Altimeter, Tachometer (RPM), Oil Temperature & Pressure, Coolant Temperature, Voltage Indicator & Hourmeter. Accessories included. 
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for additional details about the Rotax 912S.
Rotax 912 ULS 2 Aircraft Engine (as supplied by Rotax), with installed gearbox slipper clutch and heavy-duty starter: Call for pricing
NEW Firewall-Forward Accessories for Rotax 912S Installation: Call for pricing
Rotax 912 Instruments Package: Call for pricing
 ROTAX 912iS (100-hp) POWERPLANT PACKAGE
RotaxThe new Rotax 912iS firewall-forward powerplant package includes the Rotax 912iS engine (100-HP, four cycle, dual ignition), plus accessories: engine mount (rear ring style mount for smoother operation), vibration dampeners, stainless steel exhaust system, 'easy-access' fiberglass engine cowl, radiator cooling system, oil reservoir, dual carburetors, Warp Drive three-blade ground-adjustable propeller, engine controls, battery box, key & ignition, hardware and Rotax installation and operating manuals. Battery not included.
The Instruments Package includes all the basic flight instruments and engine gauges for the Rotax 912 powerplant: Airspeed, Ball, Magnetic Compass, Altimeter, Tachometer (RPM), Oil Temperature & Pressure, Coolant Temperature, Voltage Indicator & Hourmeter. Accessories included. 
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for additional details about the Rotax 912iS.
Rotax 912iS Aircraft Engine (as supplied by Rotax) and Rotax Engine Installation Package Zenair Ltd.
 ROTAX 912 (80-hp) POWERPLANT PACKAGE
RotaxDeveloped and tested by Zenith specifically for the STOL CH 701, the 'firewall-forward' powerplant package includes the Rotax 912 engine (80-HP, four cycle, dual ignition), plus accessories: engine mount, vibration dampeners, stainless steel exhaust system, 'easy-access' fiberglass engine cowl, radiator cooling system, oil reservoir, dual carburetors, three-blade ground-adjustable GSC propeller, engine controls, key & ignition, hardware and Rotax installation and operating manuals. Battery not included.
The Instruments Package includes all the basic flight instruments and engine gauges for the Rotax 912 powerplant: Airspeed, Ball, Magnetic Compass, Altimeter, Tachometer (RPM), Oil Temperature & Pressure, Coolant Temperature, Voltage Indicator & Hourmeter. Accessories included. 
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for additional details about the Rotax 912.
80-hp Rotax 912 UL 2 Aircraft Engine (as supplied by Rotax): Call for pricing
Firewall-Forward Accessories for Rotax 912 Installation: Call for pricing
Rotax 912 Instruments Package: Call for pricing
STOL CH 701 - COMPONENT KITS
You may choose to purchase sections of the complete kit to 'buy-as-you-build' (instead of ordering the complete airframe kit as a single package). The Plans and Manuals must be purchased separately. Individual parts and components are also available scratch builders or as replacement parts.
AIRFRAME COMPONENT KITS STOL CH 701
   WINGS KIT $3,525.00
   FLAPERONS & LEADING-EDGE SLATS KIT 1,470.00
   TAIL KIT 1,295.00
   FUSELAGE KIT 2,950.00
   CONTROLS KIT 1,075.00
   FUEL SYSTEM KIT (order with the Wings Kit) 895.00
FINISHING KIT (see above) 3,195.00
 STOL CH 701 KIT OPTIONS
Thanks to the long list of standard equipment included in the kit, there are few additional options needed or recommended. Order the following kit options when ordering the kit or component kit to install when building the aircraft, unless specified as a retrofit. Prices for the OPTIONS drawings-only are $25.00 each unless otherwise specified.
BUBBLE DOOR OPTION KIT
Formed acrylic bubble door to maximize cabin width and visibility, with composite door frame. Price shown for pair. Note: This is an upgrade kit and replaces the standard doors. Door hardware is included with fuselage kit.
Click here for photos / details
$585.00
ELECTRIC TRIM TAB KIT (Elevator)
Responsive electric trim tab on elevator, actuated by rocker switch on panel. Includes installation instructions, mounting hardware, and panel-mounted trim position indicator.
Click here for details
290.00
LED NAV / STROBE/POSITION LIGHT KIT
AeroLED: Pair of wingtip mounted three-in-one combination navigation / strobe and position lights (includes mounting hardware).  Introductory Price. Available as retrofit.
Click here for details
745.00
LED LANDING LIGHT KIT
AeroLED: Super-bright landing light mounts inside the wing leading edge slat.  Introductory Price. Available as retrofit.
Click here for details
385.00
MICRO VORTEX GENERATORS for ELEVATOR
Install these new vortex generators on the bottom of the elevator for even slower approach speeds.  Kit includes everything you need to install the VGs to a new or existing STOL CH 701.  Introductory PriceClick here for details
84.00
NEW LONG RANGE WING TANKS KIT
This kit option increases the size of the standard fuel tanks to approximately 12.5 U.S. Gallons (48 liters), replacing the standard 10 U.S. Gallons (38 liters) fuel tanks.
The price is the additional cost for a pair of welded aluminum wing tanks. Order with the wings kit. 
395.00
TUNDRA TIRES (Pair, upgrade price)
Larger Aero-Classic "Tundra" tires replace the standard tires and fit the 6-inch wheels supplied in the Finishing Kit (see above). The price is the additional cost for two (2) larger tires for the main gear. Order with the Finishing Kit.
54.00
AUXILIARY WING TANKS KIT (PAIR)
This kit option maximizes the fuel capacity of the aircraft by doubling up the number of standard fuel tanks to two tanks per wing.
Welded aluminum wing tanks, approximately 10 U.S. Gallons (38 liters) each, installed inside the wing. Order with the wings kit. 
995.00
CABIN HEATER KIT
Exhaust shroud provides effective cabin heat. Includes heater on/off valve and panel mounted push-pull control. Order with the Rotax 912 engine package.
160.00
FOLDING WINGS KIT
Fold back the wings for storage or trailering. (The standard wings are easy to detach). Available as a retrofit.
Click here for details
560.00
TOW-BAR KIT
New tow-bar kit for easy ground maneuvering of the airplane. Snaps on the nosegear strut assembly. Retrofit. Click here for video clip. 
52.00
EXTENDED BAGGAGE KIT
Roomier rear baggage compartment reaches back 34 inches.
Now Standard
KIT ASSEMBLY TOOLS
Purchase individual tools from our Online Kit Store (such as drill bits or Cleco temporary fasteners) or the Complete Took Kit in one box.  
ZENAIRTM FLOATS, WITH RIGGING
Add a new dimension to flying with all-metal floats developed specifically for the STOL CH 701. Floats include rigging to the STOL CH 701. Retrofit.  Available straight floats or amphibious floats.  Click here for photos
 CRATING, HANDLING and SHIPPING
Kit prices do not include any crating, handling or shipping costs. The following crating and handling charges apply for kit and component kit orders. Due to the size and weight of the kits, all kit orders are usually shipped by surface freight (truck). All shipping charges are collect (F.O.B. Factory). There are no crating charges for factory pick-ups: click here for details.
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Complete Kit (Airframe + Finishing Kit) - Domestic:
One Box, approx. 12.25' x 4' x 3', 820 lbs.
$490.00
Complete Kit - International:
(Airframe + Finishing Kit)
One Box, approx. 12.25' x 4' x 3', 850 lbs.
One Box, approx. 3.75 m. x 1.2 m. x .9 m., 385 kg.
575.00
Component Kits Crating Charge:
     AIRFRAME KIT 425.00
     FINISHING KIT 215.00
     WINGS KIT 245.00
     FLAPERONS & LEADING EDGE SLATS KIT 140.00
     TAIL KIT 135.00
     FUSELAGE KIT 250.00

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Prices in U.S. funds. All prices, equipment and availability subject to change without prior notice. Prices do not include crating or shipping charges (FOB Factory). 

We restructured our STOL CH 701 kit into two basic packages:  The Airframe Kit and the Finishing Kit. This allows us to offer a lower cost basic airframe kit, while also allowing builders to buy the Finishing Kit later on when they need it to complete the aircraft.

Update: 25 March, 2014



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