Panther Updates Archive
Category Archives: Fiberglass
This update is long overdue – but well worth the wait. Our welding, machine and fiberglass shops have been running non-stop and so much progress has been made! They are DONE! The fuselage fixtures AND the Lycoming dynafocal mount. Beta … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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!
The wings are back from the paint shop and they look amazing! The colors turned out exactly as we hoped. The cowling, canopy skirt and the tail fairings are being worked over by their awesome body guy. Sunday consisted of … Continue reading
We are working on the final touches in preparation for first flight. Things are going well, and the pressure of the inspection is off so the air around the hangar seems lighter, and more fun. This is good, because it … Continue reading
There were many different tasks going on in the hangar today. We are prepping for inspection so the “all important to-do list” is key to making sure every task gets completed. Sometimes the to-do lists can seem long and overwhelming … Continue reading