Favourite Delta Flyer

by Alex
(Tampa, FL, USA)

Greetings. This past Christmas, I received a kite as a present. I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to handle a kite that size being that I had only been flying kites about a meter or less in span. This one was about 7 feet or 2.1 meters.

I took it out to one of the only places in town where you can fly a kite that's not obstructed by trees and buildings. I was surprised how well it flew and how well I was able to handle it. One of the "cool" things about flying kites in high winds, is when the vibration from the wind passing through the kite and the keel sends the vibrations down the string and you can hear it sing.

One of my favorite parts of getting a kite in the air is trying to get it down without crashing to which I've perfected that technique fairly well.

If it's acceptable, I've included a video of the maiden flight of my new kite.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_s1_qhInE8

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