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 on: April 20, 2014, 08:46 AM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by Krijn

1) From top to bottom: Cascade
2) On the spot: Flipflop (much easier)
3) From bottom to top: Up the Fountain (much harder, but also very beautiful)

Leg cramps?
Just do the same again, through the pain!

 on: April 20, 2014, 07:56 AM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vertigo2u
I flew a little on Friday (in video at end) Yesterday was nice wind was out of the North.  Meaning I had buildings behind me... When the wind is South.  It comes off the Lake direct... Either way it was good to be back at the Beach...been a Long winter..

Did two new things... Dodd showed the Cascade as falling down from the Top...the back and forth he called flip flop ?? anyway... I like it falling from the high spot.  On Friday I did one of those Fade to a 540 ... tough to do.  I missed it on Saturday ...

btw:  Anybody got an idea on how to ease Leg Cramps ...(out of shape)

Saturday 4 19

 on: April 20, 2014, 07:05 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by sugarbaker
Rob, thanks for the design.  Very "dark side of the moon" ish.  It would not be too hard to replicate... Obtaining prismatic fabric might be hard. It could be pulled off using clear mylar.  Also remember that the spine would show through any white or clear fabric.

 on: April 20, 2014, 06:31 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by RobB
I've always wanted to see something like this...

Not knowing much about making kites, I don't know how difficult it would be to make.

 on: April 20, 2014, 05:53 AM 
Started by VirtualFreestyle - Last post by VirtualFreestyle
Hi everyone,

Adrian Bickerstaffe here. Smiley Now that VF28 finished, I thought it would be nice to introduce myself as the new organiser of the competition. I've been working with VF for a little while now, but mostly lurking in the background as the webmaster.

It's time to be a bit more visible and take over from the absolutely excellent effort that Yan has contributed over the years. I'd like to thank Yan again for promoting VF so well and helping it to grow into new territories - it's really great to see entrants from all over the globe, and witness each individual's growth as a flier.

You might have to go easy on me and be patient for the first round or two - it's all quite new to me, so I'm sure to have a batch of questions for Yan once things ramp up!  All I can say is that I'll do the best job I can. Smiley

At the moment, it looks like the next round will open in May, with entries closing in June. Stay tuned...


 on: April 19, 2014, 10:19 PM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by sugarbaker
John, thanks for your addition.  I've seen your design in other threads.  As you mentioned, it would be quite a task to get the lines to look straight... No matter how you compensate on the flat sail, the assembled kite would never look straight from every angle. 

That being said, I like the idea of parallel lines and patterns. 

 on: April 19, 2014, 09:27 PM 
Started by Jorge Gouverneur - Last post by adx1592
The new wolf is really a fantastic beater kite and a blast to fly and knock around in higher winds. The black hands down outweighs the white option with the rainbow panels. Nice pick on your part, enjoy it! Fun kite and like its bigger brother, super for the money.

 on: April 19, 2014, 09:02 PM 
Started by Jorge Gouverneur - Last post by Jorge Gouverneur
Still getting used to the kite. Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to fly it again and prepare another video.

 on: April 19, 2014, 07:58 PM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by chilese
Here's my entry, although it's on an Elixir:

Although they look straight, the panels would have to be curved when sewn and flat.

 on: April 19, 2014, 05:27 PM 
Started by Jorge Gouverneur - Last post by vertigo2u
Seriously !!!!  Huh  Huh Huh You are really showing some skills ... Never saw her that before ....  Huh Huh Huh Huh

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