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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Wind Speeds

Light Air
1-5 km/h
1-3 mph
1-3 knots
Beaufort 1

Light breeze
6–11 km/h
4–7 mph
4–6 knots
Beaufort 2

Gentle ...
12–19 km/h
8–12 mph
7–10 knots
Beaufort 3

Moderate ...
20–28 km/h
13–18 mph
11–16 knots
Beaufort 4

Fresh ...
29–38 km/h
19–24 mph
17–21 knots
Beaufort 5

Strong ...
39–49 km/h
25–31 mph
22–27 knots
Beaufort 6

High Wind
50-61 km/h
32-38 mph
28-33 knots
Beaufort 7

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