Tag Archives: Bamboo

Video Cumulus (5-6-2012)

Just a few of the kite flying videos we’ve enjoyed over the past couple of weeks… Some new, some older, but all great representations of kiting skill and spirit! STUNNING time lapse video from 2012 Cervia Kite Festival, Italy Film by Team No Limits Night festival in Berk-sur-Mer, France Rev Cam Test Ben Dantonio flies […]

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Issue 81: News Reel

Bamboo Among the numerous Bamboo species found in Manipur, the Dulu variety grown in Jiribam has great demand for making kites. http://e-pao.net/GP….0..111111.nov11 Cultures The Milwaukee holiday staple celebrates its 68th year Friday through Sunday with the theme “Celebrate Cultures Without Borders.” Kite-mania: Visitors can take imaginary flight through a display of kites from around the […]

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Issue 42: Laminating a Bamboo Spine

There is one aspect of bamboo spines in fighter kites I have never liked. I really like bamboo as a spine material, and I think it is the best spine material available. However, when flying in humid or damp weather, often, the bend I put into my bamboo spine will begin to straighten or sometimes […]

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