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Oct 30, 2017, 11:41 AM
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WIK Speed Astir

In 2012 I repaired a broken fuselage on a vintage 3 meter WIK Speed Astir, for a guy from my job and I do not think it has flown since.

So yesterday he called me and said that he had sold the house, and I could get all his flying gear for free.
Among 5 other aircraft there was the Wik Speed Astir 3m.

So I spent a couple of hours switching servo connectors to normal standard and change the hinge tape on the ailerons and adjust the airbrakes, and bip it in the TX.
And now it's ready for re maiden with variometer.

Last edited by SpeedsterDEN; Nov 09, 2017 at 03:06 PM.
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Oct 30, 2017, 05:23 PM
What a beautiful sailaplane! Can't wait for a vid.
Oct 31, 2017, 05:49 AM
More gadgets please.
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That's awesome! A rare bird to see flying...
Oct 31, 2017, 06:01 AM
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I can not find much about the Wik Company on Google
I don’t know when they made made the Astir, and onle a few videos on Youtube��
Anyone Got a idea ?

Oct 31, 2017, 06:42 AM
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SpeedAstir .

Producer was Wilfried Klinger , Germny and it was introduced around 1980. From time to time you can find afuselage or canopy on ebay.


Nov 08, 2017, 09:54 AM
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Maiden with the Speed Astir today

Not my best glider

May 11, 2018, 10:13 AM
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The Speed Astir on the slope today.
And it is not that bad for a old vintage glider

VIK Speed Astir (3 min 10 sec)


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