Tom Kodey’s Panther LS Maiden Flight 2 comments

Tom Kodey celebrated his maiden flight in his Panther LS on Friday March 13th.  Tom lives in Port Orange, FL and has his airplanes in a hanger at the Deland Municipal Airport (KDED) – Home of the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase.  Tom’s Panther is powered by a Corvair 3.3L from SPA and FlyCorvair’s Engine in […]

Panther Completion – Tom Kodey from Port Orange, FL 1 comment

Tom Kodey from Port Orange, FL received his certificate today for his Panther LS.  Tom has Panther SN 104 and started his Panther building project in late 2018.  He built his Panther airframe and Corvair 3.3L powerplant – and is now ready to take to the skies.  The Corvair engine Tom built is the stroker […]

Signup Deadline – Deland Showcase Cookout Nov. 15th @ 5PM

Reminder – please sign up by this Friday – 11/8/2019 – so we may plan for food for the Deland Showcase next week –  Join us at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase on Friday November 15th, 2019 @ 5 PM.  Enjoy BBQ, sides and drinks!  Bring yourself and your friends for a fun filled evening for all.  […]

First Flight – Andrew Shorter Panther SN033 – Powered by Corvair 3.0L

We are very proud to share the news on Andrew Shorter’s first flight in his Panther SN033 powered by his Corvair 3.0L engine.  Andy has a Sensenich propeller pulling his 3.0L Corvair.  His glass panel is the GRT Sport 8.4 along with their EIS system, that is a very popular and successful configuration in the […]

Deland Panther Fly-In and Cookout – 11/15/19 @ 5PM

Join us at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase on Friday November 15th, 2019 @ 5 PM.  Enjoy BBQ, sides and drinks!  Bring yourself and your friends for a fun filled evening for all.    Held at our booth, just a few hundred feet from the entrance, bring a chair and your appetite!  Look for our […]

Cougar Designer’s Desk #1

Cougar Designer’s Desk #1 As many of you know, we showed off the first bits of the Cougar (AKA 2 seat Panther) at Oshkosh 2019. Until this point, we had maintained “radio silence” about the project.  We simply shared that we intended to build a 2-seat version, had released a 3 view of what we thought it may […]

OSH Cookout Change of Plans

Our booth layout has changed this year and we are not holding our normal annual cookout. As a backup social event we are going to have a gathering at the Sleepy Hollow Campground Bar and Grill. This will be Wednesday evening, July 24th at 6 PM. If you meet us at our booth you can […]

Unicorns vs. Caterpillars

The technical definition of a unicorn, according to my friend Google, is this: u·ni·corn /ˈyo͞onəˌkôrn/ noun a mythical animal typically represented as a horse with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead. something that is highly desirable but difficult to find or obtain. The part that defined this use of the description Unicorn, for […]

Airventure Oshkosh 2019 Bound!

We are on our way to Wisconsin for the great EAA Airventure of 2019! We want you to know that our shop is NOT closed, and our wonderful Lisa will be there to help you with any questions about orders, availability, and shipping. For those who don’t know her, Lisa Finch is our Office Manager […]

Bill Mosher’s Panther is Ready for Inspection 1 comment

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 […]