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Re: [ksurf] Flat LEI .vs. classic LEI projected surface

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  • Dean Crowell
    So that s how it is! Thanks for the update - Dean ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 15, 2006
      So that's how it is! Thanks for the update -
      Dean

      On Jun 14, 2006, at 8:15 PM, hungvu2000@... wrote:

      > It's a long story.
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      > In the last few years, the manufacturers have standardized on using
      > flat
      > size as kite size.
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      > Hung.
      >
      > Dean Crowell wrote:
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      > >If a "10M" is really only 6.2 or 7.1, why is it called a 10?
      > >Dean Crowell
      > >
      > >On Jun 10, 2006, at 5:26 PM, hungvu2000@... wrote:
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      > >>I have been playing with Flat LEI and classic LEI kite design and
      > >>notice
      > >>that the projected surface of a flat LEI is around 15% more than
      > >>classic
      > >>LEI of the same size (the projected surface of a 10m flat LEI is
      > >>around
      > >>7.1m and that of a 10m classic LEI is around 6.2m).
      > >>
      > >>P.S. While the classic LEI projected surface to flat surface
      > ratio is
      > >>pretty "constant", the same ratio in flat LEI may vary slightly
      > >>depending on how flat the kite is.
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      > >>Hung.
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