by Jose González
(San Jose, CA, USA)
This is an experiment building flat Diamond kites without the usual bowed or dihedral form and keeping the spine unattached to the cross-spar.
This design combines two Diamond kites: one on top with a loose cross-spar (unattached to the spine) and one inverted Diamond shape kite. The inverted Diamond has a dihedral joint.
Photos: Here you have the prototype build with shower curtains (white) and the final product built with ripstop nylon and carbon rods (red, orange and black).
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