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Left: Didak Explorer 16.Right HQ KAPfoil 1.6 The wind was so big the birds were flying sideways but none the less I thought I needed to fly…. Bft 6 challenge. Small, tailess foil kites don’t do so well in strong … Continue reading
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As a public service I post 2 plates from W B McKay’s Building Construction (1944 reprint). They are plates 60 and 61 relating to sash window joinery:
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There are many advantages to the kite as aerial platform for photography but very few practitioners use it. One reason KAP is seen as ‘difficult’ is the reliability issue. Many clients can’t or won’t wait for the required conditions. The … Continue reading
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Vegetation follows the baulks of the flooded clay, not gravel, pit. Most pits in these parts are dug for gravel, the Manea Pit was dug for the re-enforcement of the banks of the washes. From the Manea Pit Management Plan … Continue reading
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A parcel arrived and on opening I discovered from the covering note I am now the owner of an original custom kite by Peter Blackmore, it’s been a project of his for a while to find an optimum soft kite … Continue reading
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Practice practice, the harder I try the harder it gets to build these things small. As a design constraint the box has forced some decisions: Pendulum suspension too big (I tried very hard to get one to fit but no) … Continue reading
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HQ Flowform 2.0 Having recently recommended it to a friend I though I’d re-acquaint myself with Harald Prinzler‘s ‘Molar’ lifter. It’s a tough kite for tough conditions, in a blustery Bft 4 it can pull hard. I flew it with … Continue reading