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Author Topic: A new Will Sturdy kite: Chiroptera  (Read 3954 times)
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« on: March 22, 2011, 02:17 PM »

xUL gliding kite Chiroptera

This bugger is around 5' wide...all icarex...solid micro carbon.....
this kite glides VERY VERY well....
in the video it has two quarters in its nose....
indoors or outdoors in light wind conditions...
Soon to be on the market! (not yet as Will is trying to get through a backlog of Sabers)

I fly indoors on a control rod..i find you have a lot more control over the line and the kite....


Kites kayaks & corgis again!!!
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2011, 02:31 PM »

Very nice video Rob!!!! Smiley I love the gliding on that kite!!!

Cheers and thanks for posting!


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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2011, 03:51 PM »

Will makes some very very nice kites! He's also a really nice guy!
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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2011, 11:16 PM »

Thanks for the vid, Rob.  Very convincing demo. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2011, 12:44 AM »

Looking forward to adding one to my fleet Smiley  I also use a control rod, but for outdoor use, 'cause I'm an old lazy ass and it's easier on the arms:)
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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2011, 07:27 PM »

Bats are flying mammals in the order Chiroptera.     Wink

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011, 01:50 PM »

Very nice.  Found some really nice detail shots.  Sign me up for a multicolor one.
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