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« on: June 22, 2009, 08:07 PM »

hi all i am considering having a black kite built anyone had any problems heat wise or anything  thanx KO
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009, 08:19 PM »

hi all i am considering having a black kite built anyone had any problems heat wise or anything  thanx KO

Black kites fly faster.

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2009, 08:28 PM »


Not entirely black but I fly my custom grey fade WM here at the equator, 80 - 90 degrees with 80 - 90 %humditity. Still holding up fine. I remember someone mentioned before that the humditity and heat of your environment will also play a part in how a kite flies, though I can't really tell that.

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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2009, 08:40 PM »

soooooo hot fast and wet ??
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2009, 08:49 PM »


custom grey fade WM \


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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2009, 08:50 PM »

I really like black kites - they show up well against blue or cloudy skys.   The blacker, the better IMO.

The only problem is that they look so darn good that you tend to draw a crowd!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2009, 09:06 PM »

The only problem might be trying to fly whilst people come up to compliment you on an unusual choice.

All black DS I hope.
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2009, 09:06 PM »

Black kites only look good in bright sunlight. But then, they look, really, really good.
Take a look at the black Gem. With the white of the other 2 Gems messing with my camera, the black Gem just looks flat when it should just look hot. I'm including some other pics of mostly black kites.

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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2009, 10:23 PM »

Here's another nice black kite.

Half Axels on the FL SUL
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2009, 11:48 PM »

Ooohhh Skippy,

Pretty, pretty.

Very nice photos too. I'm jealous.  Huh
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« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2009, 08:58 AM »

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Black kites only look good in bright sunlight. But then, they look, really, really good.

You mean like this  Grin

Sweet looking rides Cool

"You are my son Luke"... So it appears there's more than one 'Dark side'.  Undecided

I always thought it would make 'orientation' during sequences harder to follow, I get lost every once in a while, even with a slightly asymmetrical design.


All black is something I aspire to...

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« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2009, 09:15 AM »

Sweet kite B. I really like that.
A lot more fun to fly than the Hypno too.  Grin


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« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2009, 10:49 AM »

Black is too heavy for UL or SUL kites.  Wink

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« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2009, 01:22 PM »

Black kites fly faster

Not sure...Wink
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« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2009, 03:37 PM »



but you could see it better Wink
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