Supplied with the complete
ZODIAC kit, the drawings are not just assembly instructions
(as with most kits), but are detailed 11" x 17" CAD blueprints of the entire airframe assembly, and
come with an assembly manual. Supplied with a serial number, you can
actually build your own aircraft from "scratch" following
the drawings and manuals. If purchased separately, the cost of
the drawings and manuals is deductible off the cost of the full kit.
here for details about the new ZODIAC XL Drawings and Manuals.
Builders that have previously purchased the Drawings and Manuals for
the ZODIAC CH 601 UL, HD or HDS models can update their drawings to
the latest edition. Click
here for more info.
"Zenith is one of the few kit makers that still
offers a plans-only option; the company supplies
but it will also sell sub-kits,
individual parts, or just the plans and builder's
|- KITPLANES magazine: "The Scratch-Building
Alternative" July 2008
Following are some selected
sample CAD drawings from the ZODIAC CH 601 HD drawings. These are sample drawings only, and are for informational and educational purposes only.
Prices in U.S. funds. All
prices, equipment and availability subject to change without prior
"[Chris Heintz] designs have earned an excellent reputation
among pilots, builders, and aviation authorities for their durable all-metal construction,
normal flight characteristics, reliability, and low maintenance."
Sport Aviation magazine