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Author Topic: Caity's Whitebird Dragon  (Read 1232 times)
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« on: July 31, 2012, 12:02 AM »

Last week would have been my daughter Caity's 21st birthday. One of the many things her sisters and I did that day was fly a very special kite on the beach.

This kite was a present for Caitlin's 7th birthday, in 1998. While looking for a nice, decorative dragon like the ones I flew in the '70s, I came across Gone With The Wind Kites, just up the road from here. The rest, as they say, is history.  Smiley

It's a classic 25' Whitebird Sunface Dragon. Still my favorite face design of all the Whitebirds. Always wanted a bigger version.

A bit of fighter-like flying while bringing it down.  Cool

All wrapped up to go. It's normally hanging in the house as decoration, but fun to get into the air on special occasions.

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012, 04:15 AM »

That is truly a special kite.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 04:31 AM »

absolutely perfect Allen.....our thoughts are with you.......I will definitely think of her when i next put up a WB dragon....
that girl had good taste!!!

I have always loved that one because the asymmetrical face.....

Kites kayaks & corgis again!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012, 09:46 AM »

A fitting decoration and flight. Thanks for sharing, Allen.

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012, 05:02 PM »

Thanks Allen

have fun kurt
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2012, 07:39 PM »

Very nice my friend. I can't even imagine what you have been through.

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