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What did I buy? Shredair ????

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Old 01-31-2015, 01:45 PM
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Cool What did I buy? Shredair ????

I went to an estate sale today. At the sale was this Shredair glider. Looked pretty nice so I bought it. 127" wing span. V tail, Molded construction. 3 piece wing.

Looking at some photos on the web I think it might be called the Stork, but I am not sure. Looks almost new. Came with ballast set and a wing/plane bag. Removable V Ttil.

Appears to have Voltz servos. Wing is fairly flat. Adjustable winch hook.

Nose cone design but the equipment is accessed from the bottom rather than the top. There is a bunch of lead shot in the nose. Looks like it was built and balanced so I presume it is needed.

Take a look at the photos and help me identify it. Shredair seems to be out of business so I can't look at their web site and I can't find anyone selling their planes.

Is this an F3J, F3B, Slope glider? What is it?

Will it take a full pedal winch launch?

Anyone have any ideas on how it thermals?
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Old 01-31-2015, 06:07 PM
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Perhaps a Stork, from the look of the wing tips.
I am sure it will hand F3X, moderately.

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I managed to get hold of Dieter of ShredAir. He says it is a Stork 2 Pro and that it is still sold by Soaring USA. Definitely an F3J plane that can take 2 man tow or full power winch.

Mine seems a bit heavy at 76 ounces and 11.3 oz/sq ft wing loading but I am sure it will fly great.

Thanks for your help.
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