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« on: December 16, 2013, 01:52 PM »

Hi,

Friend was holding his cam onto my colibri while i was test flying a Colibri to make fine tunings of the bridle.

Lines are Liros DC40@35m, wingspan is 4m and wind was rather on the unsteady side, between 10 and 20km/h.

Der Flügelschlag des Colibri
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 02:21 PM »

Very nice!
The design is very interesting although I think I prefer the original in white, black and yellow.

I find it quite amazing how manoeuvrable this kite can be, considering the incredible wingspan and radical aspect ratio it has.

Elegant flying.
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013, 03:06 PM »

Nice kite and nice video. Thanks for sharing Andre !

[...] Lines are Liros DC40@3m

But try with longer lines !  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 12:08 AM »

Ara,
I do have to agree the white/gray/yellow one looks more elegant and appears to be larger as well, even if it is the same size. Yes it is pretty agile for a kite of that size, it turns on the wing tip.

Michel,
D'oh, its supposed to be 35m Smiley

But in general it flies much more elegant on longer lines, but i'm lazy and didn't wanted to make it a 150m round trip for each different bridle adjustments Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2013, 01:06 AM »

But in general it flies much more elegant on longer lines, but i'm lazy and didn't wanted to make it a 150m round trip for each different bridle adjustments Smiley

Does that mean you have to readjust the bridle every time you change to a different length of lines?  Huh
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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2013, 01:40 AM »

But in general it flies much more elegant on longer lines, but i'm lazy and didn't wanted to make it a 150m round trip for each different bridle adjustments Smiley

Does that mean you have to readjust the bridle every time you change to a different length of lines?  Huh


Ohh hell no. Of course not. That was just the maiden flight. so i was making sure the bridle is how it is supposed to be.
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