Monthly Archives: December 2010

the Suffolk Martello Towers

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To round off 2010 I present this series of kite aerial photographs. I have been facinated by these things since childhood holidays stamping along the beach way behind my white haired Felixstowe grandfather, Allan Jobson, (remarkably there is a Pathe … Continue reading

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More on the Lifter: when you get the right kite in the right wind…

So there she goes! The anemometer read between 3 and 5 mph all afternoon and we had a 1kg rig aloft without any grief at all. The sky, the kite and the camera all became as one after getting the … Continue reading

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Tuning the Colours in Motion Lifter

Good KAP days (I don’t ask for much: sun and wind is all I need!) are a rarity at this time of year and the thought of wasting time tuning a wobbly kite seems a bit contrary to getting the … Continue reading

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Don’t fear the rotor!

Spinning to the ground. It’s happened 3 or 4 times over the last 2 years of KAP flying. Suddenly the line feels slack and the kite descends in a series of accelerating spins to the ground (or more usually in … Continue reading

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