During this wonderful season of joy, giving and happiness we asked our Panther builders to share some photos and a few words about what they love about building. To start off the count down to Christmas we have builder Jim Hurdle from Coeur D Alene, Idaho who shared some words and photos of his Panther […]
Paul Salter’s Panther LS powered by a FlyCorvair 3.0L Corvair flew this afternoon! In less than 3 years in production – SPA now has 10 Panther aircraft in the skies. This is a great moment for all who have put their hearts into the build, like builder Paul Salter. Thank you to all who have […]
Benjamin Krotje’s Panther SN007 took its first flight this week. Ben’s Panther N776RA is powered by the Jabiru 3300. They worked directly with Jabiru NA for the firewall forward configuration and, as you can see, it looks great. Ben’s lovely wife Katie, who is a CFI and also a Panther Plans owner, sent us a few […]
Larry Vetterman has Panther SN062 and he has his Panther ready for the FAA inspection. His Panther N27EG is powered by a modified light weight Lycoming O-320 and his empty weight is 803 lbs. Congratulations Larry! She is a gorgeous machine and we love the paint job! See the photos below.
Sunday, Oct. 30th 2016, Brian Sowell flew his Panther N389TX for the first time – and fell instantly in love! All of his hard work had paid off, and he was impressed by the initial flight qualities. His Panther is the LS model powered by a FlyCorvair.com Corvair 3.0L engine and a Sensenich propeller – […]
SPA is showing off Panthers at Deland Showcase today through Saturday the 5th. Come see the Panther fly, or take a walk around some customer built aircraft. Try the Panther cockpit on for size and talk to Dan Weseman and Chris Smith. Bob Woolley has his customer built Panther onsite – he flew in this […]
Brian Sowell is the first Panther to receive a pink slip in Texas. His Panther LS is powered by a Corvair 3.0L engine. Congratulations to Brian! You hard work has paid off. We look forward to first flight reports. All the best! – Team SPA
Paul Salter received his pink slip yesterday for his Panther LS – powered by a Corvair 3.0L. Congratulations Paul! All of your hard work is paying off and the plane looks amazing!
The 5th Panther to take to the skies is Buddy Henson’s build SN017. He recently sold his tail dragger Panther to Janson Kinsley – a local Haller Airpark resident. You see – Buddy is a habitual builder, has been for decades, building homebuilts and mixing it up with restoring classic cars. So now he is […]
The Panther is known for it’s sexy good looks, nimble flight characteristics, ease and cost of building, many engine options and folding wings. However most don’t think of it as a cross country star. As more Panthers come online we are seeing customers stretch out their feline legs and soar for great distances, with good […]
We have started our 1,300 mile trip from Florida to Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration – EAA Airventure. Please come see us at Booth N615 in the North Aircraft Display area. Stop by and see our new product offerings and customer built Panthers! Every year we have our Annual Gathering on Wednesday […]
Here are some photo updates from Mark Dean in New Zealand. He, along with two other Builders in New Zealand, are making progress building their Panthers. See some impressive photos from Mark’s build.
We received our order of NEW Panther T-Shirts and hats just in time for Oshkosh. Order now and they ship the same day or stop by the Oshkosh AirVenture 2016 Booth N615 and get one there. The Panther T-shirt has a new layout on the back and the Men’s are available in Grey and Red. Both […]
Oshkosh AirVenture 2016 5th Annual Gathering Come join us for our 5th Annual Gathering at one of the largest airshows in the world. The Event is Wednesday July 27th starting at 6 PM at booth N615. We will have BBQ and all the sides, and refreshments. We can all stuff ourselves and then sit back […]
Meet Paul Salter and his Panther N908XP – All Dolled UP! Paul Salter of Jacksonville, FL has gotten his Panther close to completed. The paint is a custom job done by our local artist Mack Sturdivant of MackAir.com. (If you are on FaceBook visit Mack’s site HERE)Paul’s airplane is powered by the Corvair 3.0L, just […]