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Author Topic: What is the estimate wind speed of this kite flying in this video ?  (Read 2761 times)
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« on: July 30, 2010, 03:56 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2010, 04:14 PM »

6 - 8 mph?
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2010, 04:25 PM »

Is this a contest? Do I win a prize if I guess right?

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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2010, 04:33 PM »

I'll say 7, but it seems just about ideal whatever it is.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2010, 04:47 PM »

7 to 8mph probably.
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2010, 05:50 PM »

Beaufort 3 (I win!!! YEAHHHHH)
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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2010, 05:58 PM »

7 miles = 11.2 km.
8 miles = 12.8 km.

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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2010, 06:09 PM »

It's very smooth and 6.3 +/- .05

Too bad they didn't take advantage of the smooth wind.
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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2010, 08:28 PM »

Not that high! 4 to 5 mph tops - just look a the SFTs in the background
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« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2010, 08:48 PM »

I'll say 5.7 +/- .2

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« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2010, 09:11 PM »

I'll say 5.7 +/- .2

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You're crazy if you think it was that low. There were maybe a few short lulls to 6.18..... Any experienced and good kite flyer knows it was no where near 5.7.   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2010, 06:06 AM »

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The tails on the slk's are not rippling that much I'd say closer to 5ish than 7ish
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« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2010, 06:23 AM »

I'll say 5.7 +/- .2

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You're crazy if you think it was that low. There were maybe a few short lulls to 6.18..... Any experienced and good kite flyer [sic] knows it was no where near 5.7.   Roll Eyes
You're too young to be losing your senses. But some people have "early onset".  Cheesy
The lulls were around 4.5, he was pumping the kite during the lulls. You don't have to pump a TNT in 6.18  Wink

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« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2010, 07:24 AM »

I stick by my original estimate of 5 MPH... Remember it is at the beach, where performance is enhanced by lower elevation and smoother winds.
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« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2010, 11:13 AM »

I'll say 5.7 +/- .2

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The lulls were around 4.5, he was pumping the kite during the lulls. You don't have to pump a TNT in 6.18  Wink

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No, he was pumping the kite because he's a hack flyer like you.  Cheesy Cheesy
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