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 31 
 on: April 15, 2014, 11:42 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by photogbill
[...] I counted 34 duel-line stunters in their mass ascension/flight.

In the video, the speaker says "trente-six pilotes" (36).

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I'm also amazed by all the spectators watching the event/events! Wouldn't it be nice to see this large of a crowd at a kite event here in USA.

 32 
 on: April 15, 2014, 11:24 AM 
Started by Mikey1 - Last post by Mikey1
thanks for the info,

i should have specified its for a single line large delta kite,

i fly alone, so other kites are out of the question,

i have read that kevlar does not last long because of UV sun rays, do you think this is true?

 33 
 on: April 15, 2014, 11:19 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by drmndrew82
Yeah, also the speed of their kites may have been an issue with a bunch of slow moving Fury's in the sky. Those Nirvanas fly much faster.

 34 
 on: April 15, 2014, 11:08 AM 
Started by Mikey1 - Last post by thief
single line?
sport kites?

multi line kites benefit from lines that are low stretch and slippery....you want a Spectra or Dyneema line set here....
Kevlar used to be used for sport kites but with the non-slippery part and the danger factor they are not used much anymore....

single line you want a durable line....it can stretch or not as that does not matter....you will find people flying single line kites on Spectra, Dyneema, Polyester, Dacron, Nylon, Cotton, Kevlar and other types of lines that have differing cores and sheaths....this is up to you....the Kevlar and Cotton lines are the MOST abrasive to tissue and other lines...so do not cross lines with another kite and then yank because both cotton and kevlar will easily cut the other line...

 35 
 on: April 15, 2014, 10:46 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by Allen Carter
Looks like Evidence got off to a rocky start in the mega fly. Man, that would scare the **** out of me. Scotty's been to Berck twice before, so I'm sure they just reset and dove back in again. You gotta be prepared for anything to fly in such a scene!

 36 
 on: April 15, 2014, 10:39 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by drmndrew82
Very Nice. I found Team Evidence and Team Airzone out of the bunch. I can't believe there wasn't a catastrophic crash with all those kites in the air.


 37 
 on: April 15, 2014, 10:30 AM 
Started by chilese - Last post by RoyReed
Exile Std
Exile UL
Deep Space
Deep Space (self vented)

And very occasionally a largish Rok and a Chinese tiger SLK.

 38 
 on: April 15, 2014, 10:01 AM 
Started by Mikey1 - Last post by Mikey1
which is the best kind of kite line to go with?

i have always used kevlar in the past which has worked well, im buying new line for a new kite, should i stick with the kevlar?

i see most kite shops selling dacron and polyester,

what are the pros and cons of them all?

thanks,

 39 
 on: April 15, 2014, 09:55 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by Allen Carter
More Mega Team vids:

This one shows the teams launching and joining up. Gives a good view of what it's like on the ground too. Stampeding team members! This kind of flying ain't easy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ8tQqwG0Bc

This one is from underneath looking up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq-N9m85SBg


 40 
 on: April 15, 2014, 09:03 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by Michel
[...] I counted 34 duel-line stunters in their mass ascension/flight.

In the video, the speaker says "trente-six pilotes" (36).

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