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Action sequence photography to study turbulence

by Ecta64 3 months ago | 0 | 251 | 2

This method was devised to try and generate a visual indication of turbulence through interval ...

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Replicating a 37 year old kite anemometer

by Ecta64 4 months ago | 0 | 281 | 2

Recently I received a kite made by Matthew. This was one of his replicas of the TALA kite that He...

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Setup for photographically monitoring wind vector and turbulence with a kite

by Ecta64 4 months ago | 0 | 240 | 2

This method of kite based observations is quite simple. It can be used with any kite but in the i...

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High wind range tailless sled kite design

by Ecta64 5 months ago | 0 | 343 | 2

I found a interesting sled kite derivation in a .PDF freely available on the Drachen Foundation w...

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Curved Spar Sled Kite

by Ecta64 7 months ago | 0 | 445 | 1

in 1973 Ray Holland was granted a patent for a curved spar sled kite. The idea behind the design ...

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Weighted tail for high wind range kite stability

by Ecta64 9 months ago | 4 | 602 | 1

It has taken me quite some time (and several attempts at collating everything into a research not...

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Ball Joint KAP Rigs

by ranon 9 months ago | 0 | 485 | 2

The ball joint camera mount offers a minimalistic and effective solution to getting fixed angl...

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Kite Construction: How bad can it get?

by mathew 10 months ago | 1 | 649 | 0

I'm interested in workshopping Stormy Weathers' Horned Allison Sled Kite....

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Stormy O. Weathers' Horned Allison- towards a kite wind speed meter

by mathew 11 months ago | 1 | 1,112 | 1

Over the past three years me and @Ecta64 have posted a few notes investigating [using a kite itse...

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Unboxing the TALA Kite Anemometer

by Ecta64 over 1 year ago | 0 | 2,632 | 2

Thanks to Mathew Lippincott, I have been able to analyze and "dissect" a actual Tethered Aerodyna...

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Dvorichansky National Park in Ukraine, our test ground for balloon-mapping

by Alex_the_Ukrainian about 2 years ago | 1 | 2,579 | 3

Main image above: Northern part of the Dvorichansky national park – aspect from the chalk hill to...

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Tyvek+Bamboo Kite Workshop at Pfizer Building (Brooklyn, NY 6/29-30/2012))

by elainechoi89 over 4 years ago | 1 | 6,684 | 0

Two day Kite building workshop exploring several different types of kites, materials and building...

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Inspirational deltas

by mathew about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,377 | 0

From the kite plans database-- [Dan Leigh Delta by Harold Prinzler](http://www.kiteplans.org/pl...

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Kite Flying Tree

by danbeavers about 4 years ago | 2 | 3,863 | 2

https://publiclab.org/sites/default/files/imagefield_thumbs/IMG_0271.JPG?1361058416 That tree ...

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Easy Cut Delta Kite simplification

by danbeavers about 4 years ago | 2 | 5,322 | 0

Wintercamp activities included working on simplifying the kite build. From the left. A pocket f...

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Kite Wind Speed Meter (Anemometer) Patents

by mathew about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,780 | 0

1, [2](http://www.google.com/patents?id=g7syAAAA...

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easy cut delta kite plans

by mathew over 4 years ago | 2 | 13,630 | 2

This kite is very close to the Levitation Delta, and the plan is for a low-waste, quick (2-hour) ...

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Dan Beavers shows how to fold a Delta Kite

by mathew about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,425 | 0

Dan Beavers shows Adam Griffith how to fold his [Easy-Cut Delta](http://publiclaboratory.org/note...

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Repairing a kite's stick with a fiber glass safety marker

by pablo over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,750 | 0

One of the sticks of the kite was broken, so we substitute it with a fiber glass safety marker 72...

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Selecting Kite Flight Launch Sites in Centerville

by Olivia about 5 years ago | 1 | 3,542 | 1

Before we began working with Mathew Lippincott’s Tyvek kite designs in Butte, we had already been...

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Kite Mapping Workshops in Puno, Peru’s Altiplano – Pt. 1: Alpaca Farmers

by anita about 5 years ago | 2 | 3,378 | 0

(traducion al espanol abajo) We organized several kite-mapping workshops in Puno, Peru’s south...

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Nasa Kite modeler

by Safidy over 4 years ago | 3 | 6,084 | 0

Kite modeler is a open software from NASA which allow you to understand the physics and math behi...

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Diamond kite bridles

by lfamular over 4 years ago | 0 | 9,288 | 0

The kite bridle is the arrangement of strings that go between a kite and the flying line. The bri...

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Towards a standard diamond kite kit

by lfamular over 4 years ago | 0 | 1,808 | 2

Here are some ideas for making a standard diamond kite kit. The goal is a kite that beginners can...

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call it Delta, maybe

by astoicof over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,878 | 0

This is a research note and attached PDF for a kite design. This is the first time I’ve ever bui...

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Tyvek Fleds, Theoretical & Actual Performance

by mathew over 5 years ago | 0 | 5,357 | 0

I've built a series of three Fled Kites out of Tyvek housewrap and bamboo. The most recent I bui...

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splitting bamboo for kites

by mathew over 5 years ago | 1 | 7,781 | 2

Bamboo is a great kite making material. It grows in poor soils and is competitive with Fiberglas...

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Towards a Tyvek & Bamboo Delta Kit

by mathew over 5 years ago | 0 | 6,906 | 0

The goal: to build a low-wind kite that's easy to build and costs less than $10 in materials....

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Easy Kites for Kite Trains

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 0 | 4,534 | 0

I've been digging through my kite books to find some good kite train kites. Trains are multiple ...

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Mylar delta kite design

by warren over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,399 | 0

At Parts & Crafts we designed and built a quick and very lightweight...

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