With an invitation to the Kite Festival in Berlin last year and being limited to 23 kg per bag, I decided that taking my large holdall bag which is designed to take 30 kg plus would be a wasteful since
After four iterations of the 3D model, a similar number of iterations on the 3D to 2D unfold and a tidy up os any tiny tucks and the joining of pieces with only minor variences to adjacent edges I now
First pass unfold of 3D model
This festival was only recently added to the calendar, and our thanks to Malcolm Ford and the Kent Flyers for taking it on. By all accounts the Wild Life Park had approached the KKF only a few months ago wanting
We are back home after nine days of flying and great hospitality from the organisers of the 31e Rencontres Internationales Cerf Volant Berck-sur-Mer. Apart from a few mornings with little or no wind and an afternoon of fog and rain
With the 31èmes Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants in Berck-sur-Mer less than a week away, the weather was finally came good, and we were able to get out and test fly this winter’s efforts. First in the air was the X-2
My initial relationship with the molar flowform was one of love/hate, that is until I learned that they are not trimmed with the bridles but small darts in the front of the profiles.
With New Year almost upon us and with two winter projects completed barring the bridling (where’s the wind when you need it) it’s time to revisit my experimental flowform design with the next iteration