Ultrafoil 15 Bft 5 stabilty

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Update. Ultrafoil 15 crash. My confidence in the Ultrafoil has been building and I think I have found it’s upper wind speed limit. It does well at the lower end of Bft 4  but can be a real handful as … Continue reading

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A cheap tablet for TheoLt

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Tablets are becoming ubiquitous, the rise of the iPad and its Android competitors has pushed Microsoft to develop a ‘re-worked’ tablet PC by getting Windows to work like IOS or Android. Windows is now something you can drive with your … Continue reading

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OWLP KAP workshop No1

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The Ouse and Holt Island. A canoe party paddle past St Ives Hemmingford Meadow and Holt Island: pasture and osier beds on the Ouse floodplain. Only the brave turned out, it was cold (4c) windy and early. Sunlight was sparse … Continue reading

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ArchDoc 2015

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The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (RLICC) at Leuven University, Belgium offers a masters in conservation and this includes documentation techniques. Almost uniquely RLICC offers practical as well as theoretical teaching in applied metric survey for architectural conservation. Archdoc … Continue reading

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ITW Ultrafoil 15

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I saw this in use by Randy Anglin and promised myself I’d try one out when the oportunity arose. In prep for the OWLP workshop (which is stalled by rain again) I made a visit to my favorite kite store: … Continue reading

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership: KAP event

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This is the first of a series of kite photography events planned as part of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP). The duration is approximately 2 hours. The workshop is limited to 10 persons and up to 5 kites will … Continue reading

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Speed the plough

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The last tractor ploughing at the Prickwillow Ploughing Festival 2015…this is GPS guided work, perfect parallel. When freshly ploughed the sandy clays of the ancient river beds shine through the black fen:I almost gave up on this, the forecast was … Continue reading

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1st Oct 2015 flaky wind on Midsummer Common

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The last wire snapped in place, connections checked..the case screwed shut at last and almost no wind. High pressure and an dominant NorEasterly are never good in these parts and so it proved to be- the one lifter (the Jones … Continue reading

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Ruggedised transmitter for remote camera control: part 8

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Final layout. Closing the lid requires all the holes to be in the right places, all the components to be fixed in x, y and z. Setting out of the cut-outs was a mix of CAD deduction and measurement from … Continue reading

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A theme has emerged, ‘always be Knolling’ seems to have morphed into ..stripes… B

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