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!
We have recently launched our “Engine in a Box” product offering for the Corvair at Oshkosh 2016 and you can come see what it is like to build one first hand at the Zenith Aircraft open house this weekend. Dan Weseman and William Wynne are headed up there now and will be there assembling an […]
I remember feeling guilty 14 years ago for being so happy and blessed. It was September 10th, 2002 and our middle son, Andrew, was born 2 minutes before midnight. At a whopping 9lbs and 11 oz! (Yes people – it was 2 minutes before 9/11 on the one year anniversary, and he weighed 9lbs and […]
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 will be joining the DeLand Showcase this year for their debut show at the DeLand Municipal Airport (KDED) in Florida November 3-5, 2016 in booth number 8. If you have been looking for a fly in destination in sunny Florida before winter sets in please join us! Or drive on down and come see […]
We just received word that pricing on the FL760A transceivers is going up as of 8/31/16 or while supplies last. THIS IS FOR THE NEW/IMPROVED MODEL. If you order now the price is 645, plus shipping. After 8/31/16 or when stock runs out, the pricing will be $725 per (Aircraft Spruce already increased their price to $776!). […]
We had our 5th Annual Gathering last night and everyone had a wonderful time. We had approximately 80 people join us for food and fellowship. As usual, our boys were doing a great job with the keeping people properly hydrated and Luke ran the raffle. We gave out Panther thirst, hats and coffee mugs. Afterward […]
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 […]
Brian Sowell is in Joshua, TX. He is building a Panther LS and has a Corvair 3.0L for his power plant. Here is a short note from him, followed by some photos. “Here is old number 47. I have my 3.0L corvair engine built and installed. The EFIS is installed as well as the engine […]