Corvair EIB Build at Zenith Open House – This Weekend

We have recently launched our “Engine in a Box” product offering for the Corvair at Oshkosh 2016 and you can come see what it is like to build one first hand at the Zenith Aircraft open house this weekend.  Dan Weseman and William Wynne are headed up there now and will be there assembling an […]

The prototype Panther N515XP with the Corvair Stroker 3.3L Engine Installed.


Where There is Light, There is Darkness 3 comments

I remember feeling guilty 14 years ago for being so happy and blessed.  It was September 10th, 2002 and our middle son, Andrew, was born 2 minutes  before midnight.  At a whopping 9lbs and 11 oz! (Yes people – it was 2 minutes before 9/11 on the one year anniversary, and he weighed 9lbs and […]

Janson Kinsley’s Panther LS SN017 Gets Painted 1 comment

The 5th Panther to take to the skies is Buddy Henson’s build SN017.  He recently sold his tail dragger Panther to Janson Kinsley – a local Haller Airpark resident.  You see – Buddy is a habitual builder, has been for decades, building homebuilts and mixing it up with restoring classic cars.  So now he is […]

Janson is doing a vintage 1940s War Trainer Yellow look and will be adding trim shortly.

Will Mensink's Panther in Deer Lodge in Montana.

Panther = Hot Rod Fun + Cross Country Legs

The Panther is known for it’s sexy good looks, nimble flight characteristics, ease and cost of building, many engine options and folding wings.  However most don’t think of it as a cross country star.  As more Panthers come online we are seeing customers stretch out their feline legs and soar for great distances, with good […]

New DeLand Showcase November 3-5 2016 Welcomes Homebuilders – Join US!

We will be joining the DeLand Showcase this year for their debut show at the DeLand Municipal Airport (KDED) in Florida November 3-5, 2016 in booth number 8.  If you have been looking for a fly in destination in sunny Florida before winter sets in please join us!  Or drive on down and come see […]

VHF Comm Radio – FL760A ON SALE! (While Supplies Last)

We just received word that pricing on the FL760A transceivers is going up as of 8/31/16 or while supplies last.  THIS IS FOR THE NEW/IMPROVED MODEL.  If you order now the price is 645, plus shipping.  After 8/31/16 or when stock runs out, the pricing will be $725 per (Aircraft Spruce already increased their price to $776!). […]

Oshkosh 2016 – 5th Annual Gathering was a Great Success 2 comments

We had our 5th Annual Gathering last night and everyone had a wonderful time.  We had approximately 80 people join us for food and fellowship. As usual, our boys were doing a great job with the keeping people properly hydrated and Luke ran the raffle.  We gave out Panther thirst, hats and coffee mugs.  Afterward […]

Steve Pedano's Panther

Oshkosh 2016 Bound

We have started our 1,300 mile trip from Florida to Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration – EAA Airventure.  Please come see us at Booth N615 in the North Aircraft Display area. Stop by and see our new product offerings and customer built Panthers! Every year we have our Annual Gathering on Wednesday […]

NEW Panther Shirts and Hats are Here – Get Yours Today!

We received our order of NEW Panther T-Shirts and hats just in time for Oshkosh.  Order now and they ship the same day or stop by the Oshkosh AirVenture 2016 Booth N615 and get one there.  The Panther T-shirt has a new layout on the back and the Men’s are available in Grey and Red.  Both […]

Oshkosh AirVenture 2016 5th Annual Gathering

Oshkosh AirVenture 2016 5th Annual Gathering Come join us for our 5th Annual Gathering at one of the largest airshows in the world.  The Event is Wednesday July 27th starting at 6 PM at booth N615.  We will have BBQ and all the sides, and refreshments.  We can all stuff ourselves and then sit back […]


Panther Builder Update – Paul Salter SN022 3 comments

Meet Paul Salter and his Panther N908XP – All Dolled UP! Paul Salter of Jacksonville, FL has gotten his Panther close to completed.  The paint is a custom job done by our local artist Mack Sturdivant of  (If you are on FaceBook visit Mack’s site HERE)Paul’s airplane is powered by the Corvair 3.0L, just […]

Panther Builder Update – Brian Sowell SN047

Brian Sowell is in Joshua, TX.  He is building a Panther LS and has a Corvair 3.0L for his power plant.  Here is a short note from him, followed by some photos. “Here is old number 47.   I have my 3.0L corvair engine built and installed.  The EFIS is installed as well as the engine […]



Panther Builder Update – Bill Mosher SN046

Bill Mosher from Greer, SC has been diligently working on his Panther.  He is a first time builder and his engine is a Corvair 3.0L.  Bill test ran his engine last fall at the annual Corvair College in Barnwell, SC.  You can see a video of it HERE. Here are two quick photos showing his latest progress. […]

Panther Builder Update – Sean Sullivan SN048 2 comments

Sean Sullivan is based out of Fort Worth, TX.  He is building the Panther LS with the Lycoming O-235 as his power plant. Here is an update from Sean: “The air frame of N485PA is basically complete and everything have been rigged. All of my Lyc o-235 L2C parts were shipped out for overhaul last […]