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« on: July 21, 2012, 02:09 AM »

Friday night fly photos start here:

https://picasaweb.google.com/chilesej/2012Kites#5767522274067225586

HD bumpy video of Chiroptera is here:

https://picasaweb.google.com/chilesej/Movies#5767538859354454930

Although, as of 2:08 AM the movie was still being processed by the Googlidytes.

Okay, as of 2:10, it's a go. I'm going to bed now. Must....close.....eyes. 

Everything shot with the Canon S100 pocket camera.
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2012, 06:46 AM »

sometimes i think the Chiroptera will glide forever. it almost like its riding the themals, going up and down in slow motion it doesn't even seem real
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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2012, 08:01 AM »

thanks for making the effort on the video j. afaik this is only like the 3rd vid of it on the internet.

it's a great kite which hasn't had much exposure.

ps - sorry everybody for hitting a tree in the video. normally i only hit people.  Shocked

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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2012, 08:22 AM »

I added a YouTube™ version here:

Chiroptera SLK Glider by Will Sturdy


Been a while since I've used YouTube. It now has an image stabilization

program which told me perhaps I ought to use it. So I said OK. Hopefully,

the software will improve on my shaky, walking around and zooming vid.
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2012, 01:29 PM »

It was a great night in low to no existence winds. We had the right kites  Grin

We had six gliders; three Chiropteras, a Skate, Urban Nijna and Emong. Three SULs included an Ocius, an Amazing and a Vapor.

Chilese commented “Hard to believe the Vapor is the heaviest kite here.”  Huh

Thanks Fidelio for letting me fly your Chiropera. Love it. Maybe adding one to my kite bag. Wink

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