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Great Texas Club Fly - Dick adjusts bridles on his weave spinner

2012 Great Texas Club Fly

Winter in the Texas Coastal Bend is a kite fliers dream.  Well, sometimes it is, other times it can be pretty much like winter in climates considerably higher in latitude.   The weatherman gave the 6th annual Great Texas Club Fly what we call “Chamber of Commerce” weather this year.   The winds were a little light […]

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SHARK - Day of bols mom and two kids

Issue 81: Launches and Landings

Events and news from South Central Summers in the south central US are often times not kind to kitefliers, and this summer was no exception. We had record dry weather and record hot days, mostly with little wind or with raging fires driven by strong hot winds, depends where you were located at the time. […]

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Dick & Sis launching their new toy

Issue 76: Great Texas Kite Club Fly

As is now the tradition, the Coastal Bend Skypirates coordinated the date of the Great Texas Kite Club Fun Fly again this year with the City of Rockport’s Christmas season opening festivities that included tree lightings, parades, musical venues, and fireworks. What began as a statewide kite club invitational fun fly in 2006 has grown […]

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