nothing2seehere wrote: ↑Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:17 amGenuine question. What's the difference?
I've seen plenty of people use a late heliloop just before landing and get a little increase in height. You can see it often at KOTA (though its always just before landing rather than high in the air so you don't have the opportunity to keep looping for max hangtime). My understanding is you are using the swing effect against the kite to provide the lift (hence it must be/or go behind you). Note I'm using lift to cover an upward force and the actual observable effect may be just to slow the descent.
I was just joking because different names came up
Let’s find names so we know what kind of loop it is, because you can either forward or backward loop it.
Your kite is BEHIND the zenith, and the kite would stall since you under jump it and the kite would be flying behind you.
To get the kite back above you you pull hard on the FRONT hand so the kite loops above you and comes back over you.
The kite is flying FORWARD towards the wind window and you get forward speed and will hit the water hard if you crash.
To get the kite back over you, you pull hard on your BACK hand and the kite will loop above you and the kite comes back over you.