We had a visit from the National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) yesterday at SPA. The NKET team is a team of 8 FAA Aviation Safety Inspectors across the US that are trained to evaluate EAB kits to determine the builder vs. manufacturer percentage of completion. According to the FAA regulations “To be eligible for an […]
Tony Spicer has received his air worthiness certificate for his Panther LS, powered by the Jabiru 3300. We expect some flight info in the next couple of weeks. Congrats Tony! You have built a truly beautiful airplane and your build documentation has given an immeasurable boost to the Panther builder community. From SPA and the […]
Three Panthers flew over to the St. Augustine, FL Pilot’s Association yesterday for a Panther show and tell and Dan and Paul were able to get some awesome photos. The three Panthers in the photos are Dan Weseman’s Corvair powered LSA, Bob Woolley’s O-320 Sport, and Stephen Pedano’s newly painted O-320 powered LSA. Steve just finished […]
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 […]
We had a great time at SNF this year. The traffic was good through the booth all week. We had many familiar faces, and got to meet people we hadn’t yet put a face with their name from online chatting, emails and phone calls. Sun ‘N Fun is a great place to hang out with […
We sure had quite a busy day in the booth. The weather is crazy cold and rainy up here, but should be better the rest of the week. The daily news paper headline was “Frost-Kosh”, and with a high in the 50’s they are not joking! Here are a few quick snap shots. GRT Avionics […]
We made it to Brodhead early afternoon yesterday. We were once again very impressed with the laid back, grass roots fly-in experience. We met up with a lot of old friends and made a few new ones. It was raining lightly when we arrived so the Panther just stayed in her cave for a while. […]
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The Panther is painted, put back together, GRT installed and back in the air as of this morning. Here are some photos on the ground. In flight shots coming up soon!
We have had a few questions regarding the cock-pit dimensions so Dan drew up a diagram. Please see the diagram Panther cockpit dims We also added a new Photo Page with a compilation of Panther Prototype N515XP PHOTOS.