Zenith sets workshops

Zenith has scheduled builder workshops for March 6-7 and April 24-25 at its factory headquarters in Mexico, Mo. The workshops have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts who have contemplated building their own aircraft, but were not sure [Read more...]

Zenith CH750 flies with Rotax 912iS

A STOL CH750 has become the first Zenith kit aircraft in North America to fly with the new Rotax 912iS engine.

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Homebuilt groups meet

As the homebuilt community gears up to honor Experimental Aircraft Association founder Paul Poberezny at next year’s AirVenture, officials with the Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) recently sat down with senior staff at EAA to discuss a variety of issues.

Both organizations support the One Week Wonder project, [Read more...]

Turbo power for the Kitfox LSA debuts

Kitfox Aircraft now offers the turbocharged Rotax 914 engine as an option on both its ready-to-fly Light-Sport Aircraft and its Experimental/Amateur-Built kits.

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Sonex Aircraft adds new quick build parts to kits

Sonex Aircraft has added new pre-fabricated parts to its Sonex and Waiex kit models.

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Kit manufacturers form new association

Aircraft kit manufacturers have formed a new association that aims to increase flight safety, promote experimental aircraft, and defend the freedom of individuals to build their own airplanes. According to a report at AOPA.org, Richard VanGrunsven, founder of Vans Aircraft, is the group’s president; John Monnett, designer of the Sonex line, is vice president; and Dave Gustafson, an industry advocate, is secretary of the Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA).