Kite Flying Log

Mar 2007

Date: Sat 24 Mar 2007
Location: Semaphore Beach (adjacent reserve)
Weather: Cloudy, strong breeze
Kite(s): Baby Sled

Comments: We were walking back to the car after seeing a few hours of the Adelaide International Kite Festival. My wife just had to unpack the baby sled kite, attach the cotton line to the bridle and fly it for a while.




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Delta is a very familiar kite shape to most people. This MBK version excels in very light to light winds.

If you have made Diamonds before, this kite takes a little more time to make. It's still a relatively straight-forward build though. 

Get the e-book for making the MBK Dowel Delta kite. After making your first one in plastic and seeing how it performs, you can try soft Tyvek or rip-stop nylon for your next build.

This Delta flies steep and steady over the Light wind range, and sniffs out any rising air that happens to come by. Tail(s) are entirely optional, but may be added for looks.

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