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New Kit Features - Same Low Price:  The standard kit now includes many precision CNC pre-cut and pre-drilled skins and components, and also includes new updated CAD Drawings and Photo Assembly Manuals.

   

ZODIAC XL Design Features
  • BASED ON PROVEN DESIGN (since 1984)

  • "SPORT PILOT"-READY - meets the definition of a Light Sport Aircraft for the Sport Pilot category.

  • ALL-METAL AIRFRAME (6061-T6 aluminum alloy)

  • LARGE AILERONS & NEW FLAPS (electric)

  • CONVENTIONAL 3-AXIS CONTROLS

  • STEERABLE NOSEWHEEL (direct linkage)

  • NEW SPRING MAIN LANDING GEAR

  • HYDRAULIC DISK BRAKES

  • SHOCK ABSORBING ‘BUNGEE’ NOSE GEAR

  • NEW FORWARD-HINGING CANOPY DESIGN

  • REMOVABLE WINGS

  • ALL-FLYING RUDDER

  • OPTIONAL STROBE / NAV / LANDING LIGHTS*

  • SUITABLE FOR DIFFERENT ENGINE TYPES

  • PROVISION FOR FLOATS*

  • DETAILED BLUEPRINTS & CONSTRUCTION ASSEMBLY MANUALS.

ZODIAC XL Cabin Area
  • ROOMY SIDE-BY-SIDE SEATING

  • 44-INCH WIDE CABIN

  • LARGE INSTRUMENT PANEL with plenty of room for custom avionics and instrumentation

  • NEW LARGER BAGGAGE COMPARTMENT (rear of seats)

  • EXCELLENT VISIBILITY: 360-degrees

  • EASY CABIN ACCESS FROM EITHER SIDE

  • DUAL THROTTLE CONTROLS

  • DUAL RUDDER PEDALS (RUDDER & NOSE WHEEL)

  • ELECTRIC ELEVATOR TRIM TAB / ELECTRIC FLAPS

  • TOE BRAKES (LEFT SIDE)

  • CABIN HEATER (WITH ROTAX ENGINES)*

  • INSTRUMENTS PACKAGE (FOR ROTAX ENGINE)*

ZODIAC XL Standard Kit Features and Equipment Summary
  • LOW BUILD TIME: Build the complete airframe in less than 500 hours.

  • SIMPLE BUILDING TECHNIQUE: Just basic skill and tools.

  • MODULAR CONSTRUCTION MINIMIZES WORKSHOP SPACE REQUIREMENTS

  • QUALITY KIT PARTS & COMPONENTS

  • YOUR CHOICE: COMPLETE KIT, COMPONENT KITS OR PLANS-ONLY

  • DETAILED CAD DRAWINGS (complete blueprints) – NOT JUST INSTRUCTIONS.

  • NEW DETAILED PHOTO ASSEMBLY MANUALS

  • MANY SKINS ARE SUPPLIED WITH PRE-DRILLED PILOT HOLES. 

  • LIFETIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT FROM THE FACTORY (including online support resources).

  • SUITABLE FOR DIFFERENT ENGINE TYPES

  • NO MESSY & HAZARDOUS DOPING OR COMPOSITE WORK

ZODIAC XL: Standard Kit Equipment
  • STANDARD AIRFRAME KIT IS COMPLETE. All airframe parts and hardware are included - ready for assembly.

  • KIT MEETS FAA's "51% RULE"

  • WHAT’S INCLUDED: Factory riveted wing spars, preformed sheet-metal parts (ribs, bulkheads, skins, etc.), factory-welded parts, landing gear system (tricycle), standard fuel system, canopy, flight controls, instrument panel (blank) and all hardware required for assembly.

  • WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED: Engine and firewall-forward components (engine mount, cowl, prop, engine controls), Instruments (flight & engine), Electrical System, Upholstery, and Paint. Full firewall-forward engine packages are available for select engines.

  • MANY PRE-DRILLED SKINS! Most flat fuselage and wing skins are supplied with pre-drilled pilot holes from the factory.  Now includes horizontal tail sections and flat fuselage skins!

  • WELDED ALUMINUM FUEL TANKS: The wing tanks are fitted with locking filler caps (supplied with keys).

  • FACTORY-RIVETED WING SPARS

  • FULL LANDING GEAR SYSTEM: Kit includes Grove wheels, tires, and hydraulic brakes.

  • SEAT BELTS WITH SHOULDER HARNESSES (for each seat).

* Optional equipment available at additional cost.

Equipment, features and availability subject to change without notice. Listed standard equipment is for the complete airframe kit only. Some equipment listed may be optional. 

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