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« on: June 08, 2012, 09:37 PM »

Just curious to know if anyone out there has tried flying Robert van Weers SLK the "Vapid"?
(windsweptkites.com)
If so, how does it fly?
Looks a little like the Chiroptera which I like alot.
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 01:17 AM »

The Vapid isn't a glider, it's a regular "flies in the one spot" type of kite.  Very nice one, too!
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012, 04:56 AM »

its nothing like the Chiroptera , the vapid needs a bit more wind to stay up but stays in one spot fluttering, my daughter loves this kite
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2012, 10:40 AM »

What would you say the wind range is?
It does not say on the website.
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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2012, 11:44 AM »

it needs quite a bit imo, skate has no problem staying up as the vapid sits on the ground, everyone who see's the vapid likes the way it looks
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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2012, 02:17 PM »

Hi
The vapid is a stable flyer from 2-3 mph and up.... then it can easily go higher as the wings bend back with any gust.
I have one with me almost all of the time as it is so reliable in times when others will not fly.

But then I am biased Wink
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