Zenith Aircraft Corp. formed 1927 at Santa Ana, CA, to produce 2 substantial commercial aircraft: Zenith Biplane, 5-passenger, 220-hp, and Albatross monoplane for 12 passengers (3 x 125-hp); latter tried to set new duration record. Moved to Midway City, CA, and in 1931-2 built more than 6 Z-6A and Z-6B commercial biplanes (420-hp Wasp) with 6-seat cabin ahead of open pilot cockpit.

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