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Re: single skin variable size kite Aeros S1 Duo

Postby geokite » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:35 am

Not a foreign concept to kites; here's a blast from the past (that shows how old I am...)

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Re: single skin variable size kite Aeros S1 Duo

Postby foilholio » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:39 am

Interesting and would be quite useful to many, but the weight of the zipper may detract from some of the concept of single skins

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Re: single skin variable size kite Aeros S1 Duo

Postby Horst Sergio » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:44 am

Honour to Aeros to revive the zipper concept. :thumb:

I had two zipper kites around 2000 for about 2 years in use:

Both Windtools Mosquito Prototypes
- 9+ zipping down to about 7,8 m²
- 5 m² zipping down to about 4,2 m²

Difference was not as big as for the Aeros S1 Duo, but as in 2000 the zipper was the only "depower" it was quite valuable and I was zipping on and off about 2 times every land board session for those 2 years and always missed the option till now.

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