Tom Kodey celebrated his maiden flight in his Panther LS on Friday March 13th. Tom lives in Port Orange, FL and has his airplanes in a hanger at the Deland Municipal Airport (KDED) – Home of the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase. Tom’s Panther is powered by a Corvair 3.3L from SPA and FlyCorvair’s Engine in […]
Tom Kodey from Port Orange, FL received his certificate today for his Panther LS. Tom has Panther SN 104 and started his Panther building project in late 2018. He built his Panther airframe and Corvair 3.3L powerplant – and is now ready to take to the skies. The Corvair engine Tom built is the stroker […]
Reminder – please sign up by this Friday – 11/8/2019 – so we may plan for food for the Deland Showcase next week – Join us at the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase on Friday November 15th, 2019 @ 5 PM. Enjoy BBQ, sides and drinks! Bring yourself and your friends for a fun filled evening for all. […]
FlyWire visits Sean and Cody to talk Panther, a Kit built Experimental Single Seater that happens to be aerobatic. They have their own Panther Den going, with three airplanes. All of which have different engines. Check it out!
On the ninth day of Christmas our Panther Builder and Designer decided he wasn’t going to be left out of the fun! Here is a note from Dan and a few photos, flying Paul Salter’s Corvair powered Panther LS. Autopilot coupled, 3.0L Corvair Purring @ 70% power, temps and pressures perfect, smooth as glass @156 […]
On the seventh day of Christmas our Panther Builders sent to us – Tim O’Laughlin’s Panther SN036. O’Laughlin’s Panther #36 was finished June 6. It has a 150hp Lycoming engine and a Sensenich ground adjustable prop. At 35 hrs into phase one, she’s very stable and responsive, a pleasure to fly in all realms of […]
We are all very grateful for our blessings. Big and small – blessings are everywhere and this time of year we take a moment to rock back on our heals and acknowledge them. SPA is blessed with many talented builders and pilots. One of our dedicated builders that has contributed a great deal the Panther […]
On the 5th Day of Panther Christmas our builders sent to us – FFFFFFIIIIIIIVVVVVVEEEEE GGGGOOLLLLDDDEEENNN RRRRIIINNNGGGGSSS! Wait…..no….that isn’t right. Builder Barry Cole sent over a note about how he really enjoys the camaraderie of building. He has been finishing up another cool project (see below at the Avid Magnum) and now has some more time […]