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Becotised ITW Ultrafoil 15: Summary

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ITW Ultafoil 15:  summary of modifications for improved Bft 5 stability Bridle length increased to 3.8m Centre bridle line reduced by 1cm Tail increased to 8.5m Vent through put increased by 200% Keel vents added The modifications of the kite … Continue reading

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Look: no gloves!

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I have had an original Dan LeighR8 in my possession for a while now. It’s an interesting lifter and I’m lucky to have it- Dan doesn’t make them any more. While my RC controller is at the machine shop I … Continue reading

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A simple suspension

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I have been using the same pendulum for a good while now because it works,  shows no sign of adverse wear, is hard to break and easy to get on and off the line. From time to time I use … Continue reading

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1978: science & the great kite craze

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The beginnings of my kite flying are tangled up in the great craze of the mid ’70s. The Peter Powell stunter was the engine of the phenomenon. I didn’t give it much thought at the time but kites, largely due … Continue reading

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What is Community KAP?

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This is an activity, open to all ages and abilities (subject to appropriate supervision) that is relaxing, fun and places one in the landscape in a unique way. What is it? KAP stands for Kite Aerial Photography and was invented … Continue reading

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