We got a note from Bob Foster in Erie, PA saying he has his final inspection scheduled for the end of this month. Bob has built a Panther LS powered by a Lycoming O-235. Here are some photos of his Panther that he sent over. Great job, Bob!!
Panther builder Mark Dean, from New Zealand, has been flying his Panther LS since July 2017. (Yes, it apparently takes a few months for news from the “down under” to reach us all the way over here;-). Congratulations Mark! We are happy for you! Here is a note from Mark: “My Panther first flew mid […]
Sport Performance Aviation LLC will be @ the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase today, Nov. 2nd thru Saturday Nov. 4th. Stop by the booth and get a free calendar full of great photos of our Panther builder’s projects. You can also pickup a Corvair Engine Assembly Manual – Show special = $100. Come try a Panther […]
Here is the EAA Smilin’ Jack Chapter 866 President Les Boatright’s Panther LS SN083 N866BR First Flight in depth report. This write up is part of their EAA Chapter Monthly Newsletter. This Panther LS is powered by a Lycoming O-235 and a Sensenich propeller. The builders are Bob Rychel, Ed Brennan and Les Boatright from […]
The Lightning Panther Build Team from Titusville, FL had a successful maiden flight over the weekend. Congrats to Bob Rychel, Ed Brennan and Les Boatright! This team of guys have been excited about this project from the very beginning. They really did a great job, not just on the airplane, but on being a great […]
Got a note from our builders in Titusville, FL about their Panther build. Here is what they said: “Greetings Dan & Rachel, Panther S/N 083 is now officially known as N866BR and has an official FAA Airworthiness Certificate!!! I make that out to be 228 days from Kit delivery/pick-up at SPA to achieving FAA Airworthiness […]
Larry Vetterman’s Panther LS – Powered by a Lycoming O-320, and his Rocket – hanging out together on the ramp.
Jimmy Miller’s Panther Sport is the 14th Panther to take it’s first flights. Congrats, Jimmy! What a great looking airplane. Jimmy lives in Wilmington, NC and his Panther is powered by a Lycoming O-320 and a 3 blade Catto propeller. Here is a note and photo from Jimmy: “Hello all, as I set on my […]
John Steere of Martinsville, IN is the lucky number 13th Panther to take to the skies! Congrats John! John’s Panther LS is powered by a Corvair 3.0L and a Sensenich Ground Adjustable propeller. John sent this note and photo over: “On August 1, 2017, at 9:39 AM, after praying for wisdom and skill, Panther SN […]
Ben Krotje flew his Panther LS in with fresh paint on Monday morning. We were very excited to see the new paint job! Ben was secretive about his paint, so we were very excited to see the final product roll into the booth after landing. We were not disappointed! Check out the photos I shot […]
Airventure is coming up shortly and we have some specials to offer. Order now through August 2nd 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 […]
Jimmy Miller sent this note over a bit ago with some great pictures of his Panther all ready for inspection. He is finishing up his Panther Sport with a Lycoming O-320 and a 3 blade Catto Propeller. “Hi Rachel – I saw the pic on Facebook this morning and thought you might want a better […]
We have a trio of builders in Titusville, FL, Ed Brennan, Bob Rychel and Les Boatright, who sent a note over about their initial engine test run. They are using a Lycoming O-235 and recently started her up. They hope to have the airplane at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase this November 2-4 2017. More […]
Panther #14 is Ready for Flight! John Steere of Martinsville, Indiana has just sent us a note about getting his “pink slip” for his Panther LS N39DZ. John’s Panther LS is SN039 and is powered by a Corvair 3.0L engine from FlyCorvair. John assembled his Corvair engine on his own, following the William Wynne with FlyCorvair.com’s […]
Buddy Henson is the first Panther Tri-Gear builder, and the maiden flight was a success over the weekend! Buddy has built two Panthers so far, his first being the tail dragger model N142BN SN017. We are very happy for Buddy, and applaud his determination and perseverance for building two beautiful Panthers in 2.5 years. Way […]