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Author Topic: Still working on the generation of wind at ground level  (Read 1279 times)
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« on: August 25, 2010, 09:09 PM »

August has been particularly difficult in Virginia this year and last Monday afternoon was the pits. I brought out my trusty SUL STX, attached my 217 foot lines and banged it up to deep sky. I found great wind at about 150 feet - estimated 10 mph (about 1.5 mph at ground level) and I flew for about 45 minutes. Sweet flying. I was not successful in bringing the wind to the ground that afternoon but I still had a darned good time at 150  to 170 feet and it was a lot better than boiling in my own sweat at ground level. So how was the wind where you were flying? 

By the way, how is popping a paper bag doing for you?
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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2010, 06:57 AM »

dump the dualies,
take an indoor quad-lined kite
and actually enjoy those dead calm days
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