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Author Topic: Peter Lynn lifter Pilot don't flies correctly...  (Read 4137 times)
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« on: May 18, 2009, 06:12 AM »

Hi all,
I flown yesterday for the first time my brand new Peter Lynn lifter Pilot 4 mē.
The wind was about 2-3 Beaufort.
The kite takes-off without problem but goes then on the right or on the left, landing sometimes and taking off again...
I have checked the bridle lines. They are equal lenght : I have checked if the bridle was clear too : no turns in the bridle and all was OK.
Do you have an idea ? Perhaps is the bridle from the top of the kite to the middle is too tight ?
I don't understand what happens. All others lifter where flying correctly and all other SLK too except mine...
Thanks in advance for your help.  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2009, 10:11 AM »

Sounds like your outer bridle lines may be just a tad longer than the inner ones.
Tune the leading edge first. Get it straight. If the inside lines are slightly shorter the kite with course right and left across the window. Tune the rear bridle lines next. They control the pull. Last, pull the middle lines just enough to get rid of the wrinkles in the face.


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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2009, 10:38 AM »

That's a great, concise explanation, Denny.

Here's a good detailed tuning explanation from DG.

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