Invisible flier

by Elyser Zafico
(Cebu City, Philippines)

spot the ROK!

spot the ROK!

Flew this kite in moderate to high winds and was doing perfectly fine if you make the perfect adjustments to the bridle for the wind condition. Mine flew high up and as I used a transparent plastic it looks like almost invisible among the sky except for the spars. I used rubber cement instead of tape in attaching the spars to the sail.

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Great!
by: Boni

Rubber cement? Could you please tell me more exactly what kind of glue you used? It's a very useful information, thankyou in advance.

Haha! About kite visibility, you achieved a good result, it'a a nearly perfect stealth kite!

(perhaps some coloured marker pen might be useful..)

;-))

Kind regards
Boni

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Transparent plastic
by: Tim P.

Fly the kite near sunset and watch the plastic light up!

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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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