Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jones Airfoils 8 foot Rok

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In 11mph on 250daN line. Beautifully detailed with strengthening on all the right places, not a loose thread to be seen! The Rokkaku moves gently and the camera operator was thrilled with the view from above. Easy on the arm … Continue reading

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Check the sketch: getting down to detail

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I recall being called an ‘old school’ surveyor by a survey manager in a suit (who should have known better) when I suggested the site sketch is still the ‘last best resort’ in mapping building deatils. Since then I have … Continue reading

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A tiptoe into Bft5

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After some pretty sad testing with a 2m Delta Conyne kite in about 20mph wind speed (it sort of folded up and lost all lateral stability at peak gust)  I fret over the Bft 4/5 KAP options and return to … Continue reading

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I hear those voices that will not be drowned

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The Scallop is a remarkable thing, despite appearing to interrupt the suburban tidiness of Aldeburgh North Beach like a broken Anderson shelter or some fragment of  air crash debris it is a focal point that draws people like a magnet…a … Continue reading

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KAP on the radio!

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Last week, out of the blue, I got an email from the BBC asking if I’d do 5 mins with Mark Rumble on his Sunday morning show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. Up early on Sunday morning and off I went;  … Continue reading

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