Bill Mosher’s Panther is Ready for Inspection

Bill Mosher lives in Greer, SC and has Panther SN-46.  His Panther is powered by a Corvair 3.0L that he assembled at a Corvair College in Barnwell, SC.  Bill is a first time builder and has been a great pleasure to work with over the last two years.  We are excited to share these photos […]


New Homebuilt Display Area at OSH Airventure

Here is information that was published regarding the new Homebuilt Area at OSH this year. The introduction of a new, more centrally located exhibitor area, a new Homebuilts in Review area, and additional homebuilt parking highlight some of the significant enhancements made to the Homebuilts area ahead of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. Formerly known as […]


OSH 2019 Specials

Airventure is coming up shortly and we have some specials to offer – Come see us at Booth N615. Order now through August 2nd and take advantage of the SPA Oshkosh 2019 Specials: Panther Kit Bundle Specials • $50 Off Panther Tail Kit • Panther Full Airframe and Full Airframe Minus Tail save $300 Panther […]


Corvair Finishing School Day 1 Progress

Meet our Builders @ Corvair Finishing School June 2019! Or first builder is Mr. Bill Hutson who is building a Zenith 750 STOL aircraft and a Corvair 3.0L for the power plant. Bill traveled from Albuquerque, NM and started with our 3.0L EIB kit yesterday morning.  By the end of the day he had the […]


Panther Receives Approval Letter from NKET Team – Being added to the 51% List

We are excited to announce that we have received the official letter from NKET that states that the Panther is being added to the Listing of Amateur-Built Aircraft Kits (Kit List) located on the FAA website. This inspection included all models and upgrade options available at this time from SPA. Panther LS – Tail Dragger […]


Corvair Finishing School Begins this Morning – Join us 6/29 for Open House

We are hosting a Corvair Finishing School at the SPA shop this weekend and are all set for our builders to start this morning. The Corvair finishing school is a small class/shop setting where a handful of builders get one on one build time with William Wynne and Dan Weseman on proper assembly of their […]


Panther Gets the NKET Inspection

We had a visit from the National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) yesterday at SPA.  The NKET team is a team of 8 FAA Aviation Safety Inspectors across the US that are trained to evaluate EAB kits to determine the builder vs. manufacturer percentage of completion.  According to the FAA regulations “To be eligible for an […]


The Loss of Our Friend Bob ‘BRB’ Woolley 7 comments

The below was written by Dan Weseman, and this is his ‘Bob Woolley Story’. Many of you have probably heard about the loss of our friend Bob Woolley in an airplane incident a few weeks ago.  I wanted to take some time to put a few thoughts down.  Please understand that I’m not a ‘writer’ […]


Panther Builders Manual – Now Open to the Public

Have you ever wondered what it is like to build a Panther? We have opened the access to the Panther builders manual so you can now browse the entire manual without restriction.  (Previously this link was only available to registered builders). Want to take a look?  Just click this link below. Panther Builders Manual The […]


Last Chance! Signup Ends Today @ 5PM

Join us for our 7th annual cookout at SNF!  Friday April 5th @ 6 PM. Enjoy BBQ, sides and drinks!  Bring yourself and your friends (register below, $15 per person) for a fun filled evening for all.  We will have raffles for winning SPA apparel and more.  Held at our laid back campsite, just a few […]


SPA’s SNF 2019 Specials

Specials for SNF 2019 Sun ‘N Fun is coming up shortly and we have some specials to offer.  Order now through April 26,2019 and take advantage of the SPA Sun N Fun Specials: Panther Kit Bundle Specials $50 Off Panther Tail Kit Panther Full Airframe and Full Airframe Minus Tail save $700 Add any Prebuilt […]


Reminder – SNF 2019 7th Annual Gathering

Join us for our 7th annual cookout at SNF!  Friday April 5th @ 6 PM.   Enjoy BBQ, sides and drinks – all you can eat!  Bring yourself and your friends (register below, $15 per person) for a fun filled evening for all.  We will have raffles for winning SPA apparel and more.  Held at our […]