Wings


Sun ‘N Fun 2018 is a Wrap – Show Specials Available Through April 23rd 1 comment

Sun ‘N Fun 2018 was great this year. We had a wonderful show meeting new builders and talking with our current builders as well. We had Buddy Henson had his Lycoming O-320 Panther Tri-Gear, Ben Krotje had his Jabiru powered Panther LS, Paul Salter had his Corvair 3.0L Panther LS and Jimmy Miller had his […]


Builder Tony Spicer Installs His Panther Wings 1 comment

Panther Builder Tony Spicer has been a leader throughout building his Panther by sharing his experience through photo documentation on the web.  His latest update walks us through mounting the wings.  See more information HERE.  Congrats Tony!  Keep up the excellent work!  From all of us at SPA and from all the Panther builders:  Thank […]


Update on the Panther – Paint Job and Chance to See it Fly

The wings are back from the paint shop and they look amazing! The colors turned out exactly as we hoped. The cowling, canopy skirt and the tail fairings are being worked over by their awesome body guy. Sunday consisted of getting the fuselage prepped for paint. Sanding down proud rivet heads, scuffing and scotch brite. […]


Sticky, smelly and everywhere

I started the process of sealing the fuel tanks on the end ribs yesterday. I am dealing with a learning curve here since I have never done this – but all in all it went fairly well. I started by clearing the bench and laying out all the tools I needed and the parts I […]