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STORK X8 electric glider for F5J

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 Peter Pine
PO Box 324
Pottsville Beach NSW 2489
Phone (02) 6676 1437
Mobile: (0407) 732 440
E-mail: ppine@northnet.com.au 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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You want the best possible electric glider for F5J?

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The Stork X8 is the latest development in a series of models that have been taking the F5J world in Europe by storm. It all started with the Stork X6, which has been placing well in F5J events since 2012! (see photos below)

This is a fully moulded carbon and fibreglass model that has been optimised for strength and light weight. The new X8 design has a thinner and lighter fuselage that has been moulded completely in carbon under high pressure (weighs 150g). Note that the fuselage is not 2.4 GHz friendly - extend the tips of your Rx aerials to the outside as is common practice.

The wing sports optimised aerodynamics and the centre panel is bi-lateral carbon. The wing tips and tail surfaces have been moulded in fibreglass to minimize weight. All hinge lines are sealed with a flexible sealing strip. Carbon joiner bars are supplied and are available in 3 degrees or 5 degrees. Pushrods and metal, threaded horns simply screw in to the pre-tapped holes - easy set -up! Servo covers amd MPX 6-pin connector also supplied.

The tail and fin bolt on. The bowden cable pushrods are pre-installed. The long, thin nose allows easy balancing with light weight inclusions - 28mm diameter motors and 850-3S LiPo.

This is a quality aircraft with a contest pedigree and does not come cheaply - you may need a bank loan to purchase one, but you will not be sorry that you did! There is full back-up in Australia of spare parts and technical assistance - you are in good hands with this one - better than buying overseas and working it out on your own! The only design that comes close to the Stork is the Pike Perfection - and it is more money!

Join the F5J revolution, and take part in the burgeoning number of F5J events around the country - a growing fraternity of friendly thermal fliers who enjoy an event without the hassles of winch lines!

Specifications are:

Tailplane and fin bolt on - can be removed for transport
Photo showing both bolted in place - note sturdy tailplane connection
Long nose for easy balancing - drooped to create downthrust
Click here to see height measuring devices for use with F5J - Altis V.4+ and Barotimer
2012 World Cup - Mike Proctor UK 1st, Jaro Slavik 2nd Stork 6, Juras Adamek 3rd Stork 6
F5J Holic Cup - August 2014 - Stork 2nd
F5J Hungary, April 2015 - Stork X8 1st, 2nd, 3rd
August 2015 F5J World Cup Trnava - Senior winner Bosh Hans Joachim - Stork X8
Stork X8 Australian Contest Successes - watch this space!
Place
Event
Glider Task
Date
Pilot
1st
Black Rocks Invitational
F5J Electric Glider
25-10-15
Peter Pine
5/32
Picton Cup Rnd 1
F5J Electric Glider
3 July 2016
Stan Rucinski