Yearly Archives: 2014

Mama Panther gets her 50th cub!

The Panther started with 4 prototype builders and we now have our 50th production cub (builder)!  It has only been 20 months since prototype #1 took her maiden flight.  We are so excited that our family of Panther builders continues to grow.  The feed back regarding quality of parts continues to be positive.  We are continuing […]

Update on …. Everything! 1 comment

We thought potential builders might like to see what an update from Dan looks like.  Here is a recent email that went out to our builders on what we are doing, how things are going and what comes next.  Plus a few photos…. Fiberglass Last week the plugs for the canopy skirt (for the production […]

Production Updates

Just a quick update on what has been going on at SPA over the last couple of weeks. Our welding team dove into the tubing kits and are well under way churning out more Panther fuselage cages. Our powder-coat shop promises our HUGE batch of fuselages and parts will be done this week for pickup. An issue […]

Builder Progress

  Dan Heath – Panther LSA Tail Dragger, Corvair 2700 power “So, as you can see, I am currently working on the wing assembly.  I believe that some of it is a 2 man job and I am lucky to have a brother who enjoys the time we spend together doing those tasks.  I have […]

Our Babies are Growing Up!

Last Saturday was our local EAA Chapter 1379 meeting.  Beta Builder Bob Woolley did a show and tell about his Panther project to date.  Paul Salter decided to bring his Panther along as well, and rolled it over the night before. Paul Salter’s Panther is so grown up that it’s starting to have sleep overs […]

Cookout Tomorrow Night Reminder

Remember the cookout tomorrow night at our booth at Oshkosh 2014 – booth N615. Starts at 6 PM at the booth. BBQ, dogs and brats plus all the sides, refreshments and cookies. We will watch the night air-show afterward – so bring a chair if you can. This is what Airventure is about – seeing […]

Panther Kit Pricing Changes

It is hard to believe It has been a full year since we began offering the Panther to the experimental market! This past year has been great, we have learned a lot and the kit has progressed considerably. We have made many advances in parts in the Panther kit. The parts in the kit are […]

GRT Avionics Package Deals for Panthers During OSH Week!

Looking for an amazing avionics package for your Panther?  GRT is running a special on their units specifically tailored for the Panther during the week of Oshkosh.  Contact us at or 904.226.1881 if you are interested in taking advantage of these amazing savings! See their flyer for all the options and pricing: GRTPantherPkgOsh2014

What’s New with the Panther Pack

As we ramp up for the biggest and best air show of the year we are busy delivering Panther parts to our customers. Just last week we delivered: Wing Kit – CA and SC Wing Kit and Rear Fuselage – NC and CA Welded forward fuselage, control parts and Canopy – NC and 2 in FL Tail […]

AIRVENTURE 2014 Here We Come! Cookout Invite

    We are heading north west to Oshkosh Airventure 2014 later this week and hope to see you there!  We will be in our usual booth in North Aircraft Display area, directly across from Zenith on the the homebuilders row.  Booth N615 – just look for the red Panther flags! This year the night airshow […]