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Author Topic: NEW from Skyburner- The OCIUS.  (Read 7081 times)
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« on: March 18, 2010, 08:41 AM »

New from Skyburner-
This kite is a BLAST!! The name is derived from a latin term that means "Fast, quick, etc."
The kite's a riot, great quality (the graphics are not QUITE set yet), etc.
The wind range is great for such a small kite, it handles very well in the bottom of the range, and at the top.
I have a feeling this kite's going to make a big impact on the 2010 kiting season.  Smiley
Jons been talking about a UL as well, I'll post more as I know it.
Enjoy!
 

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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 08:53 AM »

WOW   Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 09:05 AM »

tis def. a beautiful kite!

Devin has Jon adopted you yet?
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2010, 11:26 AM »


Huh Wow. The 1:56 sequence just blew my mind.

Is that a torpille/multiple descending axel/multiple taz whatever they called it?

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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2010, 01:33 PM »

What's the size and frame?
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2010, 01:38 PM »


Huh Wow. The 1:56 sequence just blew my mind.

Is that a torpille/multiple descending axel/multiple taz whatever they called it?

-Darryl

Hey Darryl, I think thats just a multiple axel. I'd have to ask alex.

What's the size and frame?

The size is roughly 7, 7.5 feet. I can't remember the frame off the top of my head, I'd send Jon an email about it- he'll get ya an answer asap.
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2010, 02:05 PM »

when i met this kite in huntington beach my winter cobwebs were in full effect, having not flown a dual line 'in anger' so to speak since november. once i'd shaken free from the off season shackles, another shot at this kite eluded me.

however, i have the benefit of knowing it will eventually come to las vegas as local kite shop owner and good friend bought the kite in the auction.

if he wasn't excited before he sure will be after seeing this video.
chilese also got along very well with this kite.

it seemed a big success at KP.
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2010, 02:37 PM »

Winds at +12mph??  Why even mention this?  That's like dead center in the sweet spot of the Fearless light.  No one here is impressed.   Roll Eyes

That being said, looks a bit too much for a guy like me.  I like 'em big and slow.  It's pretty hard to describe that flying as elegant or graceful, so not my style (not that I AM a graceful pilot, but that I strive to be).  It does seem to fly well in the very capable hands of Alex.
 
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« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2010, 03:39 PM »

Alex is a very energetic flyer, so while the kite is a fairly quick 7' design, it's not a "radical" kite in a negative way. I flew it quite a bit in 5-10 wind and while it is quicker than a bigger kite, it's very well behaved. Excellent flight quality. Good edge handling, steady, smooth arcs, it was nice to fly. If you know my old skool ways, you'll know I have pretty high standards for flight quality.

Framed in P100 LEs with 5PT spreaders. An excellent combination on this kite. UL might be like P90s & 3PTs, but as of Friday afternoon, Jon hadn't given it much thought. I told him to come back in the morning with the UL frame in place, but he didn't have the sticks with him. At the lower end of the wind I flew it in the kite was not at all heavy. The sail has plenty of drive.

Great kite.
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« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2010, 04:18 PM »


Framed in P100 LEs with 5PT spreaders. An excellent combination on this kite. UL might be like P90s & 3PTs, but as of Friday afternoon, Jon hadn't given it much thought. I told him to come back in the morning with the UL frame in place, but he didn't have the sticks with him. At the lower end of the wind I flew it in the kite was not at all heavy. The sail has plenty of drive.

Great kite.

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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2010, 04:45 PM »

Winds at +12mph??  Why even mention this?  That's like dead center in the sweet spot of the Fearless light.  No one here is impressed.   
 
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don't be a dick Obe, this thread is about the new Ocius.
How do you say Ocius anyway?
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« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2010, 05:31 PM »

I've never seen anything like it.
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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2010, 05:45 PM »

Looks crazy fun Grin
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« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2010, 06:24 PM »

Winds at +12mph??  Why even mention this?  That's like dead center in the sweet spot of the Fearless light.  No one here is impressed.   
 
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don't be a dick Obe, this thread is about the new Ocius.
How do you say Ocius anyway?

Oh-see-uss.  Smiley

Again, the latin word for Fast, quick, etc.  Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2010, 06:32 PM »

The OCIUS a closer look, photo by John Chilese, model Steve Gurganian

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