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« on: March 31, 2010, 01:33 PM »

I was watching the BBC American channel today and saw an into ad featuring kites. I found it on youtube and it looks like it was posted on 2006. I had never seen it before:
BBC One Ident Kites

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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2010, 06:29 PM »

That BBC ident spot ran for a year or two in heavy rotation... glad to hear they are still running it.  I had originally seen it when it played between shows  on BBC America a couple of years ago. Seem to recall that some of the fliers are well known in the UK.  Filming was done in North Wales... Ynyslas (Borth) with the help of some of the folks from Turbulence Extreme Sports.  The kites are Flexifoil Sting (II) prototypes that were done up in solid red before color schemes were finalized. I would actually love to have one in solid red.  Sad I absolutely love that spot.  I expect at least subliminally it was one of the reasons that the Sting was my first quad foil.

Note to self: If your noggin wasn't so full of useless trivia Huh  there would be room for lots more useful stuff.  Roll Eyes

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2010, 09:58 PM »

it's surprising to me, never having seen this, as i watch bbc america every week. one must have ones top gear.

cool footage, thanks for posting it.
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2010, 03:45 AM »

BBC news report on the kite ident:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/mid/5381792.stm

They still use it here in the UK too.

From "The Quiet Place™":

http://fracturedaxel.co.uk/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=4936&hilit=bbc+one

Looks like it was nearly sport kites...
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