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  1. Version 1.0.0

    4 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com breaks down the basic method for a few types of launches on most indoor dual line sport / stunt kites including the super cool fade toss. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're doing here!
  2. Version 1.0.0

    5 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com breaks down the basic method for a simple launch and 360 maneuver on most indoor dual line sport / stunt kites, including crucial information about radius and stride. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're doing here!
  3. Version 1.0.0

    6 downloads

    This tutorial from Kitelife.com breaks down the basic method for the Up & Over maneuver on most indoor dual line sport / stunt kites. You can look forward to a growing collection of similar tutorials covering equipment, flight techniques and other "pro secrets" gathered from over 20 years in the kiting community... A number of them will be available here on YouTube, while the majority of these tutorials will be located in the Kitelife Subscribers section, be sure to subscribe today if you like what we're doing here!
  4. Hey guys! Me again!I'm here on behalf of a Mechanical Engineering Project that requires a mechanism to be built that will launch a kite in low winds so that it will be shot up to 50m where the better winds are. I'm back with another few questions to ask all of you. Any help is appreciated!1. How do you normally launch your kites? Besides tugging and running backwards?2. Were there any methods that didn't work? Why?3. At what speed do you consider low winds? How fast must the wind be to lift a kite?4. What's the weight of your kite along with the photography rigging?5. What types of kite do you use? What are their specs? What winds do they fly in? How heavy can the lift?6. What type of cameras do you use?7. What has been the smallest and largest kites/payloads you have used?8. Do you KAP on land or at sea? Which do you prefer?9. How much would a full set be? Kite and rigging included?10. Have you ever used methods that involved an energy source? Batteries etc.11. Do you fly on your own or with a group? Thanks again! Jason
  5. Version

    333 downloads

    Another in the ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing two basic methods for relaunching a Rev from the flat belly down position, leading edge away or toward you.Being a two-dimensional kite when not under power, the Revolution can be a little tricky to relaunch when it's flat on the ground but with these simple techniques, it's generally no more difficult than flipping over any other kind of sport kite. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV. Subtitles: English Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Japanese Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Chinese Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Lithuanian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch German Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Spanish Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Dutch Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Portuguese Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch French Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Thai Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch Hungarian Subtitles: Rev Tutorial - Flat Relaunch
  6. DeafThunder

    Thunder : Thank you, USA Flag

    From the album: Sunset Color B-Series Revolution Kite

    (After 17 hours [or Day 4] of hard practicing of flying) between 6 to 10 mph wind on a clear sunny day steady wind comes and go in almost omni-direction for about every 3 minutes Thunder vertical launch away from a waving USA flag ... Bye !!!

    © DeafThunder

  7. Version

    244 downloads

    Another in an ongoing series of Kitelife Magazine tutorials for using Revolution quad line kites, this one detailing the first flight launch and basic control methods. NOTE: A reliable (and free) cross-platform video player is VLC, which should work with any file format including MKV.
  8. Kirkey

    Rev Blast issues

    Hello to all my fellow kiters, it's great to be a part of such an amazing and diverse group of people! I recently purchased a Rev Blast from Into the Wind but decided to get my strings from a vendor in china on ebay. First and foremost the line lengths were ridiculously off and were apparently not pre-stretched so I've had to do lots of adjustments to keep them even. But my main problem is my kite has WAY too much reverse authority. My handles have to be parallel to the ground for launch and foreword flight, occasionally to the point that my bottom strings cross my tops. I plan to eventually purchase another set of strings (might be awhile with my first child around the corner ) but I don't want to waste the ones I've got. Are there any suggestions on what I can do to get my kite in the air with less of a headache? Thank you all for your help and I look foreword to sharing my new love with all of you, happy flying!!!