Panther


Panther First Flight – Ken Belisle SN038 from Jacksonville, FL   Recently updated !

Ken Belisle’s Panther LS took it’s maiden flight on Tuesday July 17th. Ken has Panther SN038 and lives in Jacksonville, FL. His Panther is powered by a Lycoming O-320 160HP and a Sensenich propeller. Ken has a great deal of experience building model airplanes, however this was his first home built. Here is a note […]


EAA Airventure OSHKOSH 2018 Show Specials

Airventure is almost here and we have some specials to offer.  Order now through August 3rd and take advantage of the SPA Oshkosh Specials: Place your order online or call our office @ 904.626.7777 x404 to place your order.  Online orders will show original pricing, choose Pay By Check and we will send you an invoice reflecting the […]


Panther Builder #100 – Meet Jon Farley from Albuquerque, New Mexico 1 comment

That is right!  We now have 100 Panther builders!  What a wonderful compliment for Team SPA!! What is an even greater accomplishment is that we not only have 18 Panthers flying, but our builders are successfully building and flying their Panthers in record time.  Our builders have been working on their Panthers – not just […]


Sun ‘N Fun 2018 is a Wrap – Show Specials Available Through April 23rd 1 comment

Sun ‘N Fun 2018 was great this year. We had a wonderful show meeting new builders and talking with our current builders as well. We had Buddy Henson had his Lycoming O-320 Panther Tri-Gear, Ben Krotje had his Jabiru powered Panther LS, Paul Salter had his Corvair 3.0L Panther LS and Jimmy Miller had his […]


Panther Price Increase Coming + Sun ‘N Fun Show Specials

We strive to improve our products, manufacturing processes and productivity, and have implemented processes and procedures that have allowed us to become more efficient and productive.  One thing we cannot control is inflation and increases in material costs.   Because of this we are implementing pricing increases to our Panther kits.  As a courtesy to all […]


Best Looking Single Seat Tri-Gear on the Market!

We have to admit – in our opinion this is the best looking Tri-Gear Single Seat airplane on the market.  And now that she is painted….she looks even better! Congratulations Buddy! Take a look at Buddy Henson’s Tri-Gear Panther.  Powered by a Lycoming O-320 and a Sensenich Ground Adjustable propeller.  This is Buddy Henson’s second […]


Keith Rhode’s Panther SN016 Get’s Pink Slip

Keith Rhode from Prior Lake, MN sent over a note about his Panther SN016 getting it’s pink slip on 3/17/2018.  Congratulations Keith!  We are very happy for you. Keith’s Panther is the LS model, powered by a Corvair 3.3L Stroker engine from SPA.  His prop is a Sensenich Ground Adjustable 63″.   Here are some […]


First Continental Powered Panther Flies – Built by Barney Barnes

Barney Barnes, Panther Builder SN064 of South Carolina, called last week and informed us he flew his first flight of his Panther! His Panther, N9429B, is powered by a Continental IO-240 turning a Sensenich Propeller. Dan talked with him on the phone after several more flights. Here is a recap of the conversation – “I […]