Panther First Flight – Sam Kite from Telford, TN – SN026 1 comment

Sam Kite from Telford, TN flew his Panther LS powered by the UL Power 520iS.  This is the first UL powered Panther to take to the skies and the performance is great.  His first flight was August 16th.  Here is what Sam had to say: “First flight was today.  Very impressive. These are some of […]


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 […]


REMINDER – OSH 2018 7th Annual Gathering

Come join us for our 7th Annual Gathering at one of the largest airshows in the world.  Wednesday July 25th @ 6 PM – Booth N615.  Join us at the booth for BBQ and all the sides, and refreshments.  We can all stuff ourselves and then sit back and watch the night airshow.  Bring yourself and […]


Panther First Flight – Ken Belisle SN038 from Jacksonville, FL

Ken Belisle’s Panther LS took it’s maiden flight on Tuesday July 17th. Ken has Panther SN038 and lives in Jacksonville, FL. His Panther is powered by a Lycoming O-320 160HP and a Sensenich propeller. Ken has a great deal of experience building model airplanes, however this was his first home built. Here is a note […]


EAA Airventure OSHKOSH 2018 Show Specials

Airventure is almost here and we have some specials to offer.  Order now through August 3rd and take advantage of the SPA Oshkosh Specials: Place your order online or call our office @ 904.626.7777 x404 to place your order.  Online orders will show original pricing, choose Pay By Check and we will send you an invoice reflecting the […]


OSH 2018 7th Annual Gathering

Come join us for our 7th Annual Gathering at one of the largest airshows in the world.  Wednesday July 25th @ 6 PM – Booth N615.  Join us at the booth for BBQ and all the sides, and refreshments.  We can all stuff ourselves and then sit back and watch the night airshow.  Bring yourself and […]


Panther First Flight – Bob Foster SN034 from Erie, PA

Bob Foster sent us a note about his Lycoming O-235 powered Panther first flight.  Bob has SN034 and is from Erie, PA.  He is using a Sensenich propeller and his Panther is the LS Tail Dragger model. Here is what Bob wrote: “This afternoon all those kit parts took flight and successfully landed without incident. […]


Panther First Flight – Steve Chapman SN055 from Western Australia

We got a note from Steve Chapman from Western Australia this morning – His Panther Sport took her maiden flight.  Here is what he said: “Hi Rachel, There has been rumors for many years of sightings of a Panther in the forests in the south of Western Australia.  It had supposedly escaped from a travelling […]


Panther TriGear Video 2 comments

We are pleased to release this video about the Panther TriGear. Thanks to all who helped make this video happen. And a special thanks to Buddy Henson for building the first flying Panther TriGear and working with us to make this option available for builders. In this video Dan Weseman talks about the versatility of […]


Panther Builder #100 – Meet Jon Farley from Albuquerque, New Mexico 1 comment

That is right!  We now have 100 Panther builders!  What a wonderful compliment for Team SPA!! What is an even greater accomplishment is that we not only have 18 Panthers flying, but our builders are successfully building and flying their Panthers in record time.  Our builders have been working on their Panthers – not just […]


Official Debut of the Panther Tri-Gear

The weather is beautiful today at Sun ‘N Fun – stop by and see the Panther Tri-Gear!  This is the official debut of the first Panther Tri-Gear, built by Buddy Henson of Green Cove Springs, FL.  The beautiful cat flew down this morning and is showing off her gorgeous self in our booth NE 9/10.  […]


Sun ‘N Fun is Here

Sun ‘N Fun 2018 opening was rainy and not very sunny – but the weather is clear now and will be great for the rest of the week.  So, now that the rain is gone come out and see us at Booth NE 9/10.  We have Ben Krotje’s Jabiru 3300 powered Panther LS on display […]