The Ugly Duckling

We all know one of the most appealing parts of the airplane is the cowling. When we started the Panther project one of the main goals was to design a sexy airplane. All of the design work showed exactly what we wanted, but making it happen was another thing. Time is money, and fiberglass work […]

9/7/2012 – Fiberglass is underway

We have begun the fiberglass plug work.  Dan started by making a template of the wing tip. He then glued it to foam using Gorilla Glue. Then constructed a hot wire cutter to quickly shave away the excess foam.  Next we will start laying up the glass. We have also received our new crankshaft so […]