Yearly Archives: 2015


The First Customer Built Panther LS to Get His Pink Slip

The first customer built Panther LS to receive his pink slip from the FAA is Stephen Pedano!  Congratulations Stephen!  We know it has been a long road with us and we appreciate your patience, always positive attitude and your tenacity.  What a great job you have done, sir! Stephen is a local Haller Airpark resident and builder […]


Corvair College #35 and Builder Progress 1 comment

Corvair College #35 in Barnwell, SC was a great time last weekend!  The Corvair College is coordinated by William Wynne and his lovely wife Grace Ellen,  with FlyCorvair.com, Shelley Tomino, and P.F. Beck and his great crew at the Barnwell, SC airport. Our family drove up in the motorhome and pulled the Panther trailer behind […]


Progress Around the Globe 3 comments

SPA has been busy producing parts and delivering Panthers to builders all over the globe.  Panther builders have been busy in their shops and are making a great deal of progress along the way.  We have many builders that are at the 90% done and 90% to go and here are a few photos that […]


The Very First Customer Built Panther Sport Takes Flight!! 6 comments

SPA is pleased (ecstatic really!) to announce that today, 8/5/2015 at 9AM EST, the first customer built Panther Sport, N109L Built by Robert (Bob) Woolley, took it’s maiden flight. N109L is a Sport version of the Panther with the short wing and a Lycoming 0-320 engine. It was inspected and received its air-worthiness certificate Monday […]


Airventure Gathering Reminder and New T-Shirts!

Just a quick reminder that our annual gathering at Airventure is Wednesday night – please join us for great food, fun and the night airshow!  See more info and sign up see HERE We have a new t-shirts available too, come by the booth N615 to pick yours up – $20 each and many sizes available, […]