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« on: May 18, 2010, 01:24 PM »


he he he he he he he


he he he he he he he

3 mile island sport kites.....(no not really....just a guy who likes BIG kites!)
more pictures: http://picasaweb.google.com/StegMich/WolsingBildergalerie
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2010, 01:26 PM »

For the person that just had to know whether it was possible to stampede sea gulls.  Huh  Huh  Huh

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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2010, 01:29 PM »

All very nice.  Those are some big spicy meatballs !!! Grin

How does the train pull?   Like a train I bet. Tongue

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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2010, 01:34 PM »

No yoyo stoppers? Huh
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« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2010, 01:50 PM »

I always thought this looks like it must be an optical illusion:   Smiley


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« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2010, 01:55 PM »

Gack!!!!  The first ones don't even appear to be the BIG one (so apparently NOT an optical illusion).  Huh  Huh  Huh





And at the end of the day, there is nothing like taking a nap with your kite on a sunny field.



Holy Panel Count.  Shocked

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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2010, 05:00 PM »

it's a hang glider!! Huh Huh
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2010, 05:39 PM »

I've started to wonder, who/what is flying what/who.  Huh The pilot or the kite?

I cant even imagine close to reality what a scene that would create if lawn-darted.  Huh
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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2010, 04:59 PM »

beautiful pics, I'm wondering what the high end windrange is to fly such massive kites, and still be in control of it?
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2010, 05:07 PM »

beautiful pics, I'm wondering what the high end windrange is to fly such massive kites, and still be in control of it?
4 or 5 mph?!?! cripes o' pete those is biggun's!
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« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2010, 01:41 AM »

GŁnther will fly BIG kites, but he won`t have thier extrem hard pull.
So he builds most of his BIG kites (and Trains) with massiv vents and designd them - shape, standoff position, etc - with relatively less pull.

For exsample take a look at this kites. Its an "look through" sail.


If you are intressted about the windrange of BIG and train kites i can ask him.

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« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2010, 04:58 PM »

Yes, I for one would be interested in the exact wind range, and if he has any special considerations or precautions before launching.
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« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2010, 08:49 PM »

that is a beautiful stack-train of kites!!
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« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2010, 05:44 AM »

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Yes, I for one would be interested in the exact wind range, and if he has any special considerations or precautions before launching.

I have asked him...

Answer:

"The wind area for the big kites  as well as for the long train lies
with from approx. 3 to 4 Bft. Under it the steering pressure is absent and it is difficult to get the kite around an corner.
About that the power can become high in such a way that one cannot hold them alone. Then it needs a second one, a co-pilot. Otherwise the risk becomes for the kite , the pilot and above all perhaps to spectators too largely.

I do not take special safety measures or preparations before.
The weather should feel well very continuously, the wind not bumpy and the airfield freely from obstacles and above all from passers-by.

So I have built up my teams as well as the big dragons to 7.6 metres of span already alone and also have flown without assistants.
However, there I was years younger a few more, round about 75. As yet, however, I am confident to fly safely these kites , indeed, not more without assistants, for safety reasons.For the 9 Meter as well as of 12 Meter (wingspann) now  i need  an assistant.

And the train (16 Stack) do not get I any more together. Of it I myself have only two or three team kites.

So Dirk, this are first of all the answers which you can give to the friends in GWTW Forum associated  with with greetings from me."
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« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2010, 05:47 PM »

i want to comete it
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