Monthly Archives: May 2013

Panther and Jabiru 3300

The Panther is officially getting it’s third engine option – the Jabiru 3300!  As you probably know, the Panther LS prototype N515XP is powered by the Corvair 3.0L.  The Sport prototype, being built by Bob Woolley, is getting the Lycoming … Continue reading

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Flight Review by Tony Spicer

I’m a very lucky guy! Dan Weseman invited me to come to Florida and fly the Panther, and last week I took him up on the offer. I knew the airplane would be down for prep and paint just as … Continue reading

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Lordy, Lordy – The Panther is 40!

3 pilots, 40 days and 40 hours!  Yes folks, the 40 hour flight testing is complete as of this afternoon! The Panther Pilots – Bob Woolley, Dan and Tony Spicer (Left to right) Early this morning Tony Spicer got his … Continue reading

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Join the PantherCave!

We have launched our new Panther forum called the PantherCave – a place for builders and enthusiasts to congregate, ask questions, get answers and make new Panther friends.  This IS NOT replacing the blog, this is in addition to the blog and is … Continue reading

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Flight Testing Update and Photos – Bob Woolley

This flight continues to build time on the Panther and now has 30.3 hours on the Hobbs.   The flight departed Haller Airpark at 0945 for a local flight with a fellow RV owner and Panther support member on the wing.   A series … Continue reading

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Flight Testing Continues – Review and Video from Bob Woolley

Flight testing continues on the Panther with over 27 hours of flight time showing on the hobbs.  To date, the Panther has shown no bad habits or traits.  It is predictable and easy to fly, goes where you point it and with … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Update

Flight testing is going well, we are pushing 20 hours in flight.  The prop testing this week has not gone as expected.   The current prop we have on the Panther is a Tennessee Propeller 62″ by 48 pitch and … Continue reading

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