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Panther Sport Aircraft Specs

The Panther is a versatile, mid-sized, single seat low wing Sport or LSA aerobatic airplane with quick fold wings.

Panther Right Side View

Panther Right Side View

Panther LSA Specs
 
Wing Span
23.5 ft
Wing Area
93 sqft
Empty Weight
650-750 lbs
Gross Weights
1115 lbs
Fuel
27 gal in wings
Engine
80-120 HP. Corvair, Continental, Jabiru, UL
Top Speed
140-180 mph
VNE
200 mph
Aerobatic Capacity
+6/-4.4 G
Panther Sport Specs
 
Wing Span
21.5 ft
Wing Area
85 sqft
Empty Weight
650-850 lbs
Gross Weights
1150 lbs
Fuel
27 gal in wings
Engine
100-120 HP. Corvair, Lycoming, Jabiru, UL
Top Speed
160-200 mph
VNE
220 mph
Aerobatic Capacity
+6/-4.4 G
Panther Left View Landing

Panther Left View Landing

Common Features

  • Quick (2 min or less) easy single person wing fold, no controls to disconnect.
  • Fit in 18ftx7x7 space (trailer ) when folded
  • Large cockpit with adjustable rudder pedals and seat back, room for big guys and a parachute!
  • Forward (2cu ft)and rear baggage area
  • Pilot rollover protection
  • Excellent visibility

 

Flying design goals  

  • Easy to fly with low stall/landing speed
  • Long stick and travel for light control feel without being “twitchy”
  • Positively stable in all axis
  • Excellent off runway and climb performance
  • Fun and sporty to fly with great performance and wide speed range!

 

Construction

  • 6061 aluminum / flush blind rivets
  • 4130 steel tube construction from seat back to firewall. All critical attachment points like landing gear, wing pin, engine mount, 5 point harness, rollover bar, control hard points etc. are welded in a fixture . This allows quick accurate construction of all critical points.  Offers safety in a crash. Skinned in AL
  • Quick/easy to build tail cone rivets/bolts on to the forward fuselage
  • Simple control surface design
  • Simple strong wing spar with only seven components per spar (plus bolts/rivets)
  • All hardware now included in the kit pricing!

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