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STOL CH-801Kit/Plans:
Zenith Aircraft Company
Box 650
Mexico Memorial Airport
Mexico, MO 65265-0650

Telephone: 573-581-9000
Fax: 573-581-0011


Zenith offers several builders workshops throughout the year (at their facility and through Alexander SportAir) that allow the potential builder to "try before they buy". See Zenith website for more information.

Articles in EAA and related publications:

Year Month Page Magazine Article
2008 06 80 Sport Aviation Close-Quarter Construction: Building a Zenith in a basement by Dale Carlson 2 pg
2004 11 16 Sport Pilot New Demo Video DVD Available from Zenith Aircraft (1/4 pg)
2003 02 27 Sport Aviation Homebuilt Helps South American Missionary --Michael Dawson (2/3 pg)
2002 12 07 Experimenter Zenith Aircraft Schedules Monthly Factory Workshops (1/4 pg – dates included)
2002 12 26 Sport Aviation Zenith Will Hold Monthly Workshops (1/3 pg)
99 11 30 Sport Aviation Flying Qualities Report by Ed Kolano (7 pages w/ pictures)
98 04 11 Sport Aviation Chris Heintz Announces New STOL CH 801 (Half pg w/color photo)

As a member benefit, you can obtain a copy of an EAA-published magazine article listed above, free of charge, by calling EAA Membership Services at 1-800-564-6322. Please have the name of the magazine, year, month and page number ready when calling to make a request. Sorry, we cannot provide reprints of non-EAA magazine articles.

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