We have had a few questions regarding the cock-pit dimensions so Dan drew up a diagram. Please see the diagram Panther cockpit dims We also added a new Photo Page with a compilation of Panther Prototype N515XP PHOTOS.
I started assembling the left fuel tank today with the Flamemaster and things went very well. All of the end or butt ribs had been sealed except for one right one, so I started with that. This way it would have time to cure before I got around to it. I have been mixing in […]
Today was a good day in the shop. Bob Woolley, beta builder of the Panther sport version, assisted me with fitting the second fuel tank skin. We followed Tony’s instructions and all went very well. The fuel tank skins are all pre-drilled by the CNC shop and pre-bent in house, so it was just a […]
Happy Holidays from SPA! We have been working diligently on the prototype and are making good progress while juggling spending time with our dear family and friends through this holiday season. We have had some questions about how the wing fold mechanisms work and how the wing rib gussets are assembled. We also have pictures […]
Here are pics of the vertical and horizontal tail rib blanks. And the turtledeck bulkheads