We took the “good” kite from the last two rokkaku tests out to the parking lot to compare its performance to that of the original carbon spar kite in very low wind.
Additionally, Jamie debuted his Android phone camera system by attaching one phone, in a padded cardboard box, to the kite line of the carbon-sparred kite and letting it out about 75m. In his hand he held another Android phone, which displayed the image taken by the lofted camera.
Meanwhile, Don and Dudu discussed weight differences in the two kites and experimented with bridle positions on the inflatable one. We also briefly attached a GoPro to the line of the inflatable kite to get an aerial view of the […more]