John Clark
  • Thomasville, GA
  • United States
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John Clark's Discussions

First flight hull insurance?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Welch Jun 15, 2018. 11 Replies

I am about ready for first flight, and amazed that no one that i know gives first flight insurance. The best I have found will not start until I have 5 hours dual, and 5 solo, and not cover my test…Continue

Need CH750 seat covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Scruton Feb 28, 2015. 3 Replies

I am looking to buy a set of seat covers. I tried to make my own, but that is a skill I will need work at.I have some flat foam that will work, but would like contoured foam if available.Looking to…Continue

Better seal for gas tank float sending units?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Clark Mar 14, 2017. 18 Replies

I was not happy with the instructions that came with the sending unit ring in that it gave a very small area to seal with, so I did something different:…Continue

Rudder Nose Skin: inside or out?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Ryan Jul 8, 2012. 2 Replies

I have looked at nearly every photo online of a 750 rudder. It is almost equal chance that the nose skin will be under or over the rear skin. The assembly guide shows to put it under for drilling,…Continue

 

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John Bell left a comment for John Clark
"Ney John. I stole hour idea on the fuel senders. What did you use to seal the units? So many ideas out the, proseal, permatex 3 etc."
Sep 29, 2017
Bryan Walstrom left a comment for John Clark
"More photos coming soon now that it is completed? :-)"
Apr 2, 2015
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First flight of N750YP by owner/builder John Clark!

Bill Clapp of Azalea Aviation assists me with the first flight of my Zenith CH750 home-built aircraft!
Mar 31, 2015
John Clark posted a discussion

First flight hull insurance?

I am about ready for first flight, and amazed that no one that i know gives first flight insurance. The best I have found will not start until I have 5 hours dual, and 5 solo, and not cover my test pilot! I am planning the dual time, but how will I get 5 solo? It's $2987/year.I have a CFI test pilot with over 1000 hours that will do the first flights, and my dual, and can't find hull insurance that will cover him. He has his own casualty insurance.I am a brand new private pilot, a little over…See More
Mar 14, 2015
John Clark posted a discussion

Need CH750 seat covers

I am looking to buy a set of seat covers. I tried to make my own, but that is a skill I will need work at.I have some flat foam that will work, but would like contoured foam if available.Looking to spend under $300See More
Feb 25, 2015
John Clark posted a photo
Dec 7, 2014
D Dixon left a comment for John Clark
"John noticed your a Ham operator.... I leave my base on 27.425 in the hanger.. I'm not a licensed "guy" but I like to talk on the radio. I go by 27W995 Florida Dennis Dixon.. I'm doing my instrument panel as of today.."
Jul 16, 2014
John Clark is attending Joe Scheibinger's event
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Zenith Builders Banquet 2013 at AirVenture (Oshkosh) at Oshkosh Elks Lodge

August 1, 2013 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Here is an update on the festivities for the “Zeniths to Oshkosh” builders banquet and aircraft parking for the 2013 Oshkosh EAA Convention. The Banquet There has been a big change for this year's Zenith Builders Banquet. We outgrew our previous locations so we moved it this year to the Elks Lodge in Oshkosh. We have very comfortable seating for over 250 people, our own private bar, and award winning food. The banquet will be held on Thursday, August 1st. The bar will open at 5:30 and dinner…See More
Jul 18, 2013
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Jun 4, 2013
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underside of right wing riveted

Skins were "rough polished" before fitting up to Nuvite Grade C. Final polishing yet to be done.
Nov 18, 2012
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Oct 13, 2012
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Jul 20, 2012

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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 750
Project Status
Nearly done
Building From
Kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Corvair
Building Experience
No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot, None
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
I am a broadcast engineer (TV and radio stations) a ham operator, KI4AWK, and a private pilot.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
KTVI

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At 7:25am on September 29, 2017, John Bell said…

Ney John.

I stole hour idea on the fuel senders. What did you use to seal the units? So many ideas out the, proseal, permatex 3 etc.

At 1:05pm on April 2, 2015, Bryan Walstrom said…

More photos coming soon now that it is completed? :-)

At 9:01pm on July 16, 2014, D Dixon said…
John
noticed your a Ham operator....
I leave my base on 27.425 in the hanger.. I'm not a licensed "guy" but I like to talk on the radio.
I go by 27W995 Florida
Dennis Dixon..
I'm doing my instrument panel as of today..
At 9:19am on September 18, 2013, Patrick Hoyt said…

Hi John.  I plan to use that gascolator in another airplane I'll be starting to build shortly.  Sure have a lot of parts left over.  Got to use them up!

Pat

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