Diamond Kite

When i try to fly it, it starts to go around in loops.

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Fixing Looping
by: Kite Doctor

The simple answer is 'just keep adding more tail until it starts to behave'.

If it's tail is already quite long, then you will need to tell me

1) what MBK Diamond is it (1-Skewer? 2-Skewer? Dowel?), or is it a shop-bought Diamond?

2) what was the wind like when it started looping?

Also, if it supposed to fly with no tail, then there are still a few ways to fix it without adding any tail!

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