Yearly Archives: 2020


Dan Heath’s Panther LS Maiden Flight – UL Power 350iSA

Dan Heath had the extreme pleasure of piloting the maiden flight in his Panther and shared this awesome video below with us.  Dan Heath lives in Lexington, SC and has Panther SN020.  He has powered his Panther with the UL Power 350iSA engine and Whirlwind 3 blade propeller.  Congratulations to Dan for his accomplishment and […]


AirVenture 2020 – Catching up with Kevin Ross

Here is a video from Kevin Ross from Granbury, TX where he and his wife Karla have built their Panther SN091 Tri-Gear LS powered by a Lycoming O-320 and a 3 blade Ground Adjustable Sensenich propeller.  Kevin did a great job showing us his project and talking about performance, unique qualities and why he chose […]


AirVenture 2020 – Catching up with Andy Shorter

Here is a note from Andy Shorter along with some amazing photos and a video of him showing off his Panther SN033. Name: Andrew Shorter Location: New Bern NC Panther SN033 Taildragger What engine you chose: Corvair 3.0 What made you choose the Panther as a project? Design (looks) and ease of construction What made […]


AirVenture 2020 – Catching up with David Christensen

Here is a report from David Christensen from Brigham City, UT with his Panther project SN086. David Christensen Brigham City, Utah Panther S/N 086 Trigear Titan OX-320-JFB1T8 I chose the Panther as a project because of the cool look of the design. In addition the shorter build time and ease of assembly was a must […]


AirVenture 2020 – Catching up with Stephen Leverett

Here is a note from Stephen Leverett. My name is Stephen Leverett. I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and I’m building Panther SN063. I’m building a tri-gear since 95% of my hours are in tri-gears, and I chose the long-wing “LS” variant since the longer wing should allow for slower approaches and a lower stall speed, […]


AirVenture 2020 – Catching up with Ken Belisle

Here is a video from Ken Belisle that talks about his Panther SN 038 project powered by a Lycoming O-320 and a Sensenich wood propeller.  It also talks about how he is a first time builder and how the Experimental Aviation community helped him achieve his goals.  Watch all the way to the end and […]