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Mark's Web Site

Builder:
Mark Johnson
Location:
Liberty Township, OH - USA
Aircraft:
Van's Aircraft, Inc. - RV-12
Manufacturer:   
http://www.vansaircraft.com/
Engine:
Rotax - 912ULS
Prop:
Sensenich
Total Build Time:
1119 Hours

Welcome to my experimental aircraft Web site. I started flying many years back and since my first flight in a Cessna 172 in Tallahassee FL, I've been hooked. I got my Private Pilot in a Piper Tomahawk and my Instrument Rating in that same Cessna 172, but ever since that first flight I dreamed of owning my own plane. My brother-in-law showed me a video of a kit build aircraft (RV) and took me to sun-n-fun, where I started to take an interest in experimental aircraft. But the tipping point for me was a trip to Oshkosh in 2012. Also I read an article on a review of the RV-10, which was my dream kit, but way out of my price range and skill level. In the back of that same article it talked about the new RV-12. That seemed just my speed for a first time builder. I even visited the Vans factory and took a ride in the RV-12...I was hooked. After consulting with the Family, wife Cyndi, children Scott, Allison, Stephen and Benjamin, we all agreed and decided to take the plunge. I started out with the Empennage to see if I had the skill and patience needed, plus it was the smallest investment. The rest is, well let's say, we'll see...

Recent Activity
 Date Hours Work Log Summary Details
 02-21-2018
1.0
Oil Hose Install (49-17)
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 02-20-2018
1.0
Apply Heat Shield (49-16)
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 02-18-2018
0.5
Prep For Heat Shield (49-16)
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 02-17-2018
1.0
Attach Remaining Air Duct Seals (49-15)
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 02-16-2018
0.5
Air Duct Seal (49-15)
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 02-11-2018
0.5
Touch Up Fiberglass Work (49-14)
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 02-10-2018
0.5
Fiberglass Air Duct (49-14)
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 02-09-2018
2.5
Air Duct Attachment (49-13)
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 02-03-2018
0.5
Fiting Air Duct (49-13)
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 01-29-2018
1.0
Fitting Air Duct (49-13)
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