Flyover country will become just that, as hundreds of kites take to the sky in winter festivals across the upper Midwest in 2023. Visit these links for details.
The Unwritten Rules of Festival Kite Flying
Whether you’re a novice or an expert kiter, new to the festival scene or a veteran of local, regional, national, or even international kiting events, there are some rules to live by when invited to fly.
Find the Kite You Want this Spring
What did Jared get? Spring has arrived! And from what I can tell by social media, vacuumed packages filled with kites are arriving on the doorsteps of quite a few fliers. As for me, for the first time in a long while, I can honestly say I don’t really have my sights set on anything… Continue reading Find the Kite You Want this Spring
‘That’s Crazy!’; Little Tyke Captures ‘Enormous’ Kite
Last weekend I got a kick out of a little 5yr-old boy in my neighborhood. With great excitement and albeit in a very collected manner, he captured the Sutton 252 on video from his house as I flew it on Saturday morning. His mother posted it on our neighborhood Facebook page and very kindly made… Continue reading ‘That’s Crazy!’; Little Tyke Captures ‘Enormous’ Kite
Line Tie-Ups and Tears… Oh My!!!
Well, no sooner did I have Faye Ray in the air the week before last when my pilot veered off in heavier winds and she spun (forever and a day) around the line of a...