Spar Rivet Squeezer – Updated video

Please take a look at the new video for the SPA Spar Rivet Squeezer – the rivet squeezer was recently updated and this video shows you how to use it.

Marc Loftin Panther Sport Wing Build

Here is a video from Marc Loftin that is a time lapse of his Panther Sport wing build. Marc originally purchased his kit with the LSA wing option and then decided to convert to the Sport – and did the mods himself (vs buying new skins from SPA). This is a great video to show […]

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

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 Installing Wings and Building His Engine

John Steere is one of our Panther builders and he recently sent over some photos of his wing rigging and his engine progress from the Corvair College at Mexico, MO last week. Here are some of his photos and what he had to say. You can see all of his progress through his Kit Builder […]

Builder Tony Spicer Installs His Panther Wings

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 […]

Production Updates

We have hit the ground running again after our wonderful trip to Barnwell, SC for the Corvair College. The spars are coming long great and will start shipping out to builders next week.

Panther Fuselage Progress and Other Updates

The Panther Fuselage production welding is underway. We have a tube kit professionally cut off of a model that Dan designed with the CNC company. Then the tubes get fitted in the proper fixture and welded. There a many small fixtures, which create the sub pieces of the fuselage – then the sub pieces are […]

Starting 2014 Off Right!

Here we are, just a few days into 2014 and we have an exciting but very simple innovation! As you know – the Panther is designed with folding wings. Dan designed the fuel tanks to incorporate these really snazzy fuel quick-disconnect fittings that work very well. You simply pull the wings out a foot or […]

Panthers Have Wing Spars!

Panther wing spar kits have shipped! We are running behind our projected schedule, but the quality of the parts is top notch and we are hoping the builders think it was worth the wait. We shall see! We ship our wing spar kits along with the upper and lower longerons, the wing slider tubes, and […]