RE: [ksurf] Range file updated
> Andre, this graph shows that for my 82kgs, the range on a newTrue, and the ARX13.5 is 10 - 20, the AR5 9.5 is 10 - 19 => your 7m AR3.5
> Wipika 8.4 is 12-20 knots. It shows that the range on my
> existing 7m AR3.5 is 10 - 20 knots.
must be a super efficient high tech kitewing of note ;-)
>I'm guessing, but probably to get more power/hangtime with reverse launch
> So let me get this straight. I need MORE wind for the Wipika
> 8.4? Why would I upgrade?
bridle and funky Wipi logo ?
As Chris and myself have indicated before, these are compiled from
manufacturers data and others more knowledgable than myself (still have to
buy my first kite - will probably be your Ar3.5 ;-)) - and I've got no idea
if anybody's actually tested these ranges. Also note that Naish is usually a
bit optimistic about their kite's lower range (1knot of wind for a 23.5 =
> ~ Gary
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> Subject: [ksurf] Range file updated
> I've updated the Range.xls file to use the kite ranges in
> Kite_Areas.htm (by Chris Glazier):
> Also added the Naish R3 and PL ARC to the graph. The
> thing's becoming
> a bit cluttered, but you can remove the kites you don't like and/or
> change the ranges to your liking.
> Interesting - the ARX data now look more realistic (no more 1knot
> kiteflying bullshit) - thanks Chris
> Oh yes, Chris, I corrected an error on the Airblast range:
> 3.8 VARC -
> Low range should be 20knots (you have 12)
> Now all this is pretty meaningless if we can't even have real flat
> area from manufacturers...
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