Kitty Hawk KAP, on the cheap!

by Tre' Landrum
(Philadelphia, PA, USA)

A view through my homemade tails to our condo on the beach.

A view through my homemade tails to our condo on the beach.

Carabiner with a 10 second timer. It takes a lot of bad ones to get a decent aerial photo... But I got a few that were half-way decent. It does help that I was in Kitty Hawk, and their famous great wind! I do have plans to build a remote control KAP rig, but will likely have to wait till after school is done with!

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A tale of twin tails
by: Tim Parish

Nice ones Tre! Thanks for contributing, and look forward to seeing the results from your next rig, one day.

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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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