Keith Rhode’s White Panther

Keith Rhode sent in some photos of his newly painted white Panther, and it looks so sleek and clean! Take a look below. Keith’s Panther is powered by a Corvair Stroker 3.3L engine and a Sensenich Ground Adjustable propeller. Keith lives in Prior Lake, MN and has Panther SN016 – so one of our first […]

Tom Kodey’s Corvair 3.3L Powered Panther

Tom Kodey recently started his phase 1 flight testing on his Panther – see some cool info about it here.

Tom Kodey’s Panther LS Maiden Flight

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 […]

Panther Completion – Tom Kodey from Port Orange, FL

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 […]

First Flight – Andrew Shorter Panther SN033 – Powered by Corvair 3.0L

We are very proud to share the news on Andrew Shorter’s first flight in his Panther SN033 powered by his Corvair 3.0L engine. Andy has a Sensenich propeller pulling his 3.0L Corvair. His glass panel is the GRT Sport 8.4 along with their EIS system, that is a very popular and successful configuration in the […]

Bill Mosher’s Panther is Ready for Inspection

Bill Mosher lives in Greer, SC and has Panther SN-46. His Panther is powered by a Corvair 3.0L that he assembled at a Corvair College in Barnwell, SC. Bill is a first time builder and has been a great pleasure to work with over the last two years. We are excited to share these photos […]

OSH 2019 Specials

Airventure is coming up shortly and we have some specials to offer – Come see us at Booth N615. Order now through August 2nd and take advantage of the SPA Oshkosh 2019 Specials: Panther Kit Bundle Specials • $50 Off Panther Tail Kit • Panther Full Airframe and Full Airframe Minus Tail save $300 Panther […]

Corvair Finishing School Day 1 Progress

Meet our Builders @ Corvair Finishing School June 2019! Or first builder is Mr. Bill Hutson who is building a Zenith 750 STOL aircraft and a Corvair 3.0L for the power plant. Bill traveled from Albuquerque, NM and started with our 3.0L EIB kit yesterday morning. By the end of the day he had the […]

Corvair Finishing School Begins this Morning – Join us 6/29 for Open House

We are hosting a Corvair Finishing School at the SPA shop this weekend and are all set for our builders to start this morning. The Corvair finishing school is a small class/shop setting where a handful of builders get one on one build time with William Wynne and Dan Weseman on proper assembly of their […]

Panther First Flight – Keith Rhode from Prior Lake, MN – SN016

While we were setting up at OSH 2018 Mr. Keith Rhode and his Corvair 3.3L powered Panther LS took to the skies for the first flight. Here is a note from Keith. “First flight was 7/23/18. Flight was uneventful except for a technical issue with the engine that was sorted out with prompt help from […]