There has been a flurry on interest in this post so I have brought it up to date!
If I had to choose one kite above any other that I’ve flown as a camera lifter it would be this one: the Into The Wind Levitation 9′ Delta.
It needs one simple modification for KAP: the replacement of the spreader spar with a deep ferrule 2 piece 8mm carbon one. The only times it lets me down is at the slack end of Bft 2 when Mike Jones’s beautiful 8’Rokkaku does the job:
which needs a lot of sky to work in so I always give it more line ahead of the camera to keep things steady.
I have been…
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