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 61 
 on: January 24, 2015, 10:24 AM 
Started by Hadge - Last post by Hadge
Maybe this is the answer!

Hawk vs. Drone! (Hawk Attacks Quadcopter)


Trained attack hawks!!

 62 
 on: January 24, 2015, 09:35 AM 
Started by Hadge - Last post by david barnby
kite destroying ability using these contraptions being worked on as we speak

all domestic animals (including my own dog) frustrated by their inability to catch a kite once it is launch live in hope

'Copter Cat' - Dead cat flies thru the sky

 63 
 on: January 24, 2015, 08:27 AM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by thief
Yeah there are a lot of pages, I think we need to start a new thread soon!

 64 
 on: January 24, 2015, 07:44 AM 
Started by kitebug - Last post by stapp59
Is Christian OK with the Monster plans being shared among builders?  Odd they were not posted like his other kites.  Sad

 65 
 on: January 24, 2015, 07:35 AM 
Started by kitebug - Last post by kiterpillar
Many tanks, Krijin!  Smiley

 66 
 on: January 24, 2015, 05:41 AM 
Started by povlhp - Last post by povlhp
i am a skydiver too. Would you buy a Chinese knockoff of a Javelin, PD reserve or Cypres ?
Would you jump North Korean gear ? (It exists)
As for parachutes I do not really care if it is Chinese or whatever. As long as it flies ok. There are strict regulations in this market. My reserve and rig are French, but I would never buy a French car.
As for Cypres, once when I was in the us, one DZ used the American knockoff. It had almost killed people so this DZ told tandem master to make sure it was turned off. Law said an AAD must be installed but nothing about it being turned on. The Protrack knockoffs also had trouble in the beginning. But it does not mean that only the 2 best products has the market for itself. Even in life saving devices there is competition, and even bad American knockoffs.

Don't think things are necessarily better when created in the U.S.  In many countries Italian stuff is considered good. In Northern Europe it is considered quite bad.

 67 
 on: January 24, 2015, 05:37 AM 
Started by Fly Market - Last post by skyguy48
Didn't make it for the free shipping, but Just wanted to mention on the forum that our recent fabric order seemed to be fairly priced and the speedy service was exceptional.
Thanks guys!  Cool
Will have a much better order soon.

 68 
 on: January 24, 2015, 04:40 AM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by swissfish
Thank you Thief, I hadn't gone through the 20 pages. Will try to make one myself at first :-)

 69 
 on: January 23, 2015, 09:36 PM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by Doug S
Tom,

Don't tell them you are having fun, then everyone will want to build one! Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Wink  Grin

Doug

 70 
 on: January 23, 2015, 09:18 PM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by twhite510
So tonight i finished up the reinforcements and sewed all the places need be. Boy do my eyes ache :'(. Trying to sew that small was tedious but VERY FUN. I also made the spine and spars. I will let all the glue setup tonight. Tomorrow I will trim battons to length and do the line work. Then the fun begins getting everything dialed in so she flys and glides like a dream.. I am having a blast making the BOP 12.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/126411661@N03/16166498007/

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