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ZODIAC XL - Price Information

 
You’ve dreamed of owning and building your own aircraft: The ZODIAC is the answer to your dreams - offering you superior performance, capabilities, versatility, and comfort, and, best of all, the ZODIAC is an affordable all-metal kit aircraft you can build yourself with just basic skills and tools.

Zenith Aircraft Company is a pioneer in the kit aircraft manufacturing industry, with more than twenty years experience designing and building quality aircraft kits for both first-time builders and demanding sport pilots. With this valuable experience, Zenith Aircraft Company 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.

ZODIAC
The quality of the ZODIAC design and kit assures you that this is 
one project you’ll be proud to own and fly for many years.
ZODIAC XL schematic

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 ZODIAC will help you realize your dreams like no other kit aircraft!

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ZODIAC CH 601 XL

PRICE LIST SUMMARY

Note: 
Please see the ZODIAC CH 650 Information 
as the ZODIAC XL model has been replaced by the newer model.

 ZODIAC XL: DRAWINGS & MANUAL
Updated CAD Drawings and Photo Assembly ManualsDetailed blueprints of the complete airframe and components and basic construction manual, supplied with an aircraft serial number: All you need to ‘scratch-build’ the ZODIAC, or to preview and study the design before buying the kit. Included with the complete airframe kit. The Assembly Manuals are supplied on CD-ROM, with high-resolution Photo Assembly Guides. 
Click here for additional information about the Drawings.
 
Add $15.00 for overseas Air Mail shipping.
ZODIAC CH 601 XL Drawings & Manual:

US$ 395.00

 

 ZODIAC XL: COMPLETE AIRFRAME KIT
The standard ZODIAC CH 601 XL kit comes with all airframe kit parts to build the aircraft: The complete kit includes the factory riveted wing spars, pre-formed sheet-metal parts (ribs, skins, etc.), factory-welded parts, landing gear (tricycle), standard fuel system, canopy, controls, and all hardware required for assembly. Standard features of the airframe kit include electric elevator trim tab, extended rear baggage compartment, welded steel cabin access steps, wheels with hydraulic disk brakes, and more (see equipment list for details). The Drawings and Manual are included. Not included in the airframe kit: powerplant and instruments packages, paint, and upholstery.  The standard kit now includes many precision CNC pre-cut and pre-drilled skins and components.
Click here for a summary of kit features and standard equipment.
ZODIAC CH 601 XL Complete Airframe Kit:

US$ 15,890.00

 

ZODIAC XL 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 Drawings and Manuals must be purchased separately. Any individual airframe part or component is also available.
COMPONENT KITS ZODIAC CH 601 XL
WINGS & AILERONS/FLAPS KIT*
Includes the complete wing sections.
$4,695.00
TAIL KIT**
Includes electric elevator trim tab kit.
Horizontal tail skins are now supplied factory pre-drilled.
1,495.00
FUSELAGE KIT 4,725.00
GEARS & WHEELS KIT:  
Tricycle (standard), with 5.00x5 wheels
1,820.00
CONTROLS KIT
Includes electric flap actuator
925.00
CANOPY KIT 1,450.00
FUEL SYSTEM KIT (order with the wing kit) 1,250.00
 ZODIAC XL KIT OPTIONS
Thanks to the long list of STANDARD equipment included in the airframe kit, there are few additional options needed or recommended. Order the following options when ordering the kit or component kit to install when building the aircraft, unless specified as a retrofit. 
NAV / STROBE LIGHTING KIT
Aeroflash-Signal: T
wo wingtip combination navigation / strobe lights (for mounting on wing tips). Lighting Kit includes a white tail light assembly for the rudder. Order with the wing kit.
Click here for details
   
LANDING LIGHT KIT
Flush-mounted in the wing leading edge. Dual lights.
Click here for a photo.
Order with the wing kit.
   
LONG RANGE FUEL TANKS
Add range and endurance to the Zodiac XL with larger wing tanks (15 US gal. each). Price is the upgrade cost for the larger tanks.
  
$490.00
   
DUAL CONTROL STICKS OPTION
This option replaces the standard "Y" center stick with dual control sticks.
Click here for details
$485.00
AILERON TRIM TAB KIT
Recessed tab located in the left aileron. Electric motor actuation, with push-button control and position indicator.
Click here for details. Photo.
Order with the wing kit.
$330.00
WING BAGGAGE LOCKER KIT
Increase baggage space with dual wing baggage lockers.  Measures approx. 19" x 16" x 9" tall.
Click here for details.
Order with the wing kit.
$140.00
WHEEL FAIRINGS KIT
Thinner
fiberglass wheel fairings increase aerodynamics, and give the ZODIAC XL a sleeker look. (For tricycle gear configuration, 5.00x5 wheels). Retrofit. Click here for details. 
$450.00
TOW-BAR KIT
New tow-bar kit for easy maneuvering of the airplane. Snaps on the nosegear strut assembly. Retrofit. Click here for video clip. 
$52.00
TAIL-WHEEL GEAR CONFIGURATION
For tail-wheel buffs, the tail-dragger gear option replaces the standard tricycle gear. The tail-dragger gear option replaces the standard tricycle gear, and comes with 6.00 x 6 wheel upgrade.
Detailed blueprints available separately for tail-wheel gear: $45.00
Click here for details.
$380.00
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.  
Zenith Aircraft Co. offers a number of complete firewall-forward engine packages for the Zodiac XL, including (but not necessarily limited to): Continental O-200, UL Power, Jabiru 3300, Lycoming O-235, Rotax 912 ULS / 914 / 912iS, and the Corvair auto conversion. Zenith also offers complete instrument panels, with EFIS and avionics, for the Zodiac XL.
 CRATING, HANDLING and SHIPPING
Kit prices are F.O.B. Factory and 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 and shipper related charges are collect (F.O.B. Factory). Call Zenith Aircraft Company for a shipping quote or additional details. There are no crating charges for factory pick-ups: click here for details.
  • Click here for shipping details and to obtain a shipping quote.
Complete Airframe Kit - Domestic:
One Box, approx. 12.75' x 4' x 3', 900 lbs.
$490.00
Complete Airframe Kit - International:
One Box, approx. 12.75' x 4' x 3', 900 lbs.
One Box, approx. 3.85m. x 1.2m. x .9m., 400 kg.
$535.00
Component Kits Crating Charge:
  - Crating: WINGS KIT 245.00
  - Crating: TAIL KIT 135.00
  - Crating: FUSELAGE KIT 250.00
  - Crating: GEARS & WHEELS KIT 120.00
* Fuel System Kit required to complete the wings.
** The cost of the rudder starter kit is deductible off the cost of the tail kit (or the complete kit), if previously purchased.

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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). Update: 25 March, 2014

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