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My interest in kite flying was renewed in the fall of 2006 after seeing ‘modern’ tricks performed at a kite festival. Soon after buying a new-to-me Benson Gemini I registered […] 0

WildKite “Barracuda” STD – A Retrospective Review

Posted on May 19, 2020

My interest in kite flying was renewed in the fall of 2006 after seeing ‘modern’ tricks performed at a kite festival. Soon after buying a new-to-me Benson Gemini I registered […]

The 90 series have opened my eyes to another realm of finesse that I didn’t fully realize. Having mostly US kites in my bag, a lot of my time is […] 0

90Nine STD Review by Devin

Posted on May 15, 2020

The 90 series have opened my eyes to another realm of finesse that I didn’t fully realize. Having mostly US kites in my bag, a lot of my time is […]

Jens Frank from Level One Kites looked at some of the modern trick kite videos and concluded that most of those kites don’t perform old school tricks that nicely. The […] 0

Level One BadAss Standard Review

Posted on September 5, 2019

Jens Frank from Level One Kites looked at some of the modern trick kite videos and concluded that most of those kites don’t perform old school tricks that nicely. The […]

Since Karel Oh and I fly together on a regular basis we discussed our likes and dislikes in kites quite a few times . I don’t like to work hard: […] 0

SKD Kymo Standard review by Lars

Posted on July 9, 2019

Since Karel Oh and I fly together on a regular basis we discussed our likes and dislikes in kites quite a few times . I don’t like to work hard: […]

Introduction A few years ago i was following the progress of Birger Garbe’s (Ulzburger Kites) kite design on the german Drachenforum. Birger and his son built a lot of open […] 0

Ulzburger Kites End Of Line Standard Review

Posted on June 17, 2019

Introduction A few years ago i was following the progress of Birger Garbe’s (Ulzburger Kites) kite design on the german Drachenforum. Birger and his son built a lot of open […]

Flying is instant fun. The kite flies slow but rolls up fast. All tricks are there like flic-flacs, lazies and multi lazies. Belly type tricks like Slotmachines, Multi Slots, 540’s: all there. Cometes no problem. Even could do a few Crazy Copters and Yo-fades. 0

Flying Wings “Silver Fox 2018 Ultralight” Review by André

Posted on June 13, 2019

Flying is instant fun. The kite flies slow but rolls up fast. All tricks are there like flic-flacs, lazies and multi lazies. Belly type tricks like Slotmachines, Multi Slots, 540’s: all there. Cometes no problem. Even could do a few Crazy Copters and Yo-fades.

Introduction The Zebra was designed by German freestyle pilot Helge Gosau (Gosau Kites) for Invento HQ and is build in China (at least that’s what the label says). The first […] 0

HQ Zebra review

Posted on September 14, 2018

Introduction The Zebra was designed by German freestyle pilot Helge Gosau (Gosau Kites) for Invento HQ and is build in China (at least that’s what the label says). The first […]

Since I got back into flying trick kites in '07 there have been a few kites that i really, really wanted to try. Kites with a legendary status in my mind. 0

Ron Graziano’s “Machine” – A Retrospective Review

Posted on April 21, 2018

Since I got back into flying trick kites in ’07 there have been a few kites that i really, really wanted to try. Kites with a legendary status in my mind.

One Kite To Rule Them All I think it is hightime to write about the HUGO! Frazer asked me several times and I always replied positive, but every time ending […] 0

“HUGO” Review by Krijn

Posted on October 11, 2016

One Kite To Rule Them All I think it is hightime to write about the HUGO! Frazer asked me several times and I always replied positive, but every time ending […]

The innovative XT.S it turns out is quite a surprising kite, competition (team even) oriented it may be, but its got plenty of freestyle fun to offer, a true <em>polyvalent </em>and most definitely worth a second look, read on ... 0

Atelier “Transfer XT.S” Review

Posted on June 17, 2015

The innovative XT.S it turns out is quite a surprising kite, competition (team even) oriented it may be, but its got plenty of freestyle fun to offer, a true polyvalent and most definitely worth a second look, read on …