Clay Maupin received his pilot’s license in 1971 while serving in the U.S. Army at Hunter Army Airfield and has been an EAA member since 1971.
He has a Single Engine Land Commercial Pilot's Certificate with and Instrument rating, but today only flies VFR. While in the army he was assigned to the medical department as a dentist and achieved the rank of Colonel. In his last command he was in charge of all Army Dentists in northern California. After retirement he opened a successful dentist office in Prescott, Arizona which he owned and operated for many years before selling the business and moving to Chino Valley, Arizona.
Clay has built (from plans) a Space Walker II which is hangered on Love Field in Prescott. He has also built (from plans) a Thatcher CX-4 which currently resides in his garage and about ready for its first test flight.