Hello there !!
I have been reading rec.kites for some time now and thought it was about
time I emerged from the electronics - this is my first posting - so, please
excuse any mistakes etc.
I have been involved with kite flying for some time now together with my
14yr old son.
We have a number of single line kites (some home made by my son [a tumbling
star and a parafoil], some bought).
I fly a 6foot Flexifoil and my son has a Highflier's Club Sport and a
Now the question - does anyone know if it is possible to substantially
reduce the noise from a Club Sport. I am amazed that some sport deltas are
so noisy - is this efficient ? I believe that in Germany there are quite
strict environmental restrictions placed on kite producers owing to the
Noise pollution lobbyists - is this true? What do others feel about the
My Flexifoil just swishes through the air, as does the RevII. Does anyone
know of a silent 8 foot sport delta? (Hopefully within the price range of a
14yr old (with a little help from dad!!!)
Alan McDonna, BT Labs, Martlesham Heath, England
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