I would like such a depower system. It would aid me
particularly as I normally have to self-launch and
self-land my 21.5 BT as there is rarely any kiters out
where I fly and I am pretty much a loner.
--- Hung Vu <hungvu2000@...
> I tried out one of my "not so secret projects
> anymore" today and it is
> probably possible.
> I was hooked in to the chicken loop and flew the LEI
> kite normally (most
> of the load was on the chicken loop, very little bar
> When I fully sheet out/in (arms fully extended or
> compressed), the kite
> behaved as it normally would.
> However, when I let go of the bar (this is a very
> long chicken loop
> line), the kite depowered drastically and very
> slowly slowly slowly
> turned to the left (or right) and slowly slowly
> slowly dropped down to
> the left (or right) wind window (with little pull
> while doing all that).
> If I wanted, I didn't have to have any safety leash,
> the chicken loop
> WAS my safety leash.
> Is this what you want?
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