General Information

What is the best way to stay up to date with the Panther progress?
Please go to FlyPanther.net and add your email address in the bottom to the right. This way you will get an email with every post update!   You can als...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Where can I ask questions and search for information?
You can go to the Panther builders forum HERE to congregate, ask questions and get answers and make some cool friends to boot! Let's face it, you can ne...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Why Did We Choose A Steel Tube Fuselage?
We chose steel tube for many reasons. It allows us to build the most complex part of the aircraft in factory jigs, with all critical holes and hard points f...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
How will the Panther meet the LSA requirement?
How can aircraft like the Panther, Sonex and Lightening meet LSA requirements? Aren’t they too fast?   We consistently get questions on how the Panth...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
How big is the Panther cockpit? Will you fit?
Please see the Panther Cockpit Dimension Drawing HERE The width of the cockpit is 28 inches.   What is the max height of a pilot?    We cannot gi...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Is the Panther limited to only positive G maneuvers?
The Panther is a +6/-4.4 g airframe. Inverted fuel and oil systems will be required to make full use of its negative G capabilities.
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Was the wing load tested?
Yes - see HERE for a video showing the load testing.
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Are you going to offer a tri-gear option?
Yes - Beta builder Dick Fisher is in the process of building one now. See his progress HERE.
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
What size trailer do I need?
The Panther is 19 feet long from tip of the spinner to tail wheel.  The width is 89.5 inches.  The Panther will fit inside a standard 18 foot vnose or 20 ft...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM
Wouldn't the roll bar look better as a bent tube?
You are right, it would look much better bent. However, the radius on a bent tube for the roll bar that would allow the canopy to clear is too tight to b...
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 3:56 PM