Shark 6-meter, 1:3 scale sailplane equipped with Schempp-Hirth air brakes, an air tow release mechanism and spring folding retractable landing gear. Built strong for extreme aerobatics!
Shark HpH 304
6-Meter, 1:3 Scale Sailplane
This true to scale molded sailplane is absolutely stunning! The quality, fit and finish is the best we have seen in some time. Its high aspect elliptical wing design is set apart from other scale ships, and is a true beauty to behold. The Sharks high quality construction is all molded fiberglass with several combinations of carbon layered through-out resulting in a robust sailplane that can handle moderate to extreme aerobatics.
The fuselage construction is strong with multi layers of fiberglass and Carbon in all the right areas. The cockpit details are amazing! Also features a molded seat bucket, upholstered side panels, control levers, control panel, microphone and map. The canopy, also detailed with opening window just like the full scale sailplane.
The four piece wings construction is composite fiberglass with carbon fiber reinforcing using Herx foam sandwich. The wing spar consists of carbon roving and fiberglass sandwich web filled with balsa wood. The attachment of the wing to the fuselage is carried out by the extension of the wing spar and secured by a pin, just the way it s in the true sailplane.
The Shark comes equipped with Schempp-Hirth air brakes, an air tow release mechanism and Spring folding retractable landing gear. With basic equipment, the Shark requires twelve (12) servos, i.e., elevator, rudder, ailerons, flaps, air brakes, retractable landing gear,gear brakes and air tow release mechanism.
"Erstflug" (first flight) Video by Daniel Brügger