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Rotec Panther ultralight, ultra lite aircraft, amateur built, experimental, homebuilt aircraft.

The Rotec Rally Panther was introduced in both a single and a two place in 1984. The Panther series of aircraft are taildragger's, with a high wing, enclosed cockpit, strut braced in a pusher configuration.

Seating is tandem on the two place. Controls used a center mounted stick(s) using a yoke and rudder pedal(s), with a left hand throttle. Construction is bolt together aluminum tubes covered in dacron sail cloth, with a fiberglass nose pod.

The Panther series uses a shock absorber suspension system on the two main wheels and bungee cord suspension on the tail wheel.

The Rotax liquid cooled engine is mounted above the wing.

Initially the Panther's were introduced with spoilers, but soon were being built with ailerons. The cockpit came with doors that could be removed for summer operation.

Rotec Rally Panther single place aircraft specifications.
Wing Span 34 ft. 
Wing Area 148 sq. ft. 
Length 17 ft. 6"
Max Gross Wt 499 lbs. 
Empty Wt 254 lbs. 
Fuel Capacity 5 gal. 
Seats 1
Rotec Rally Panther single place  aircraft  performance specifications.
Engine Rotax 277, 377, 503
Range 172 sm. 
Takeoff Dist 150 ft.
Landing Dist 225 ft.
VNE  mph. 
Cruise 55 mph.
Climb Rate 400/650 fpm.
Stall 25 mph. 
Construction  Est. Bldg. Time 100 hrs. 

Panther ultralight,Rotec Engineering's Panther ultralight aircraft, Ultralight News newsmagazine.

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