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Re: Fastest turning foil kites

Postby Regis-de-giens » Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:10 pm

look , Z floors more incurved inward :

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Re: Fastest turning foil kites

Postby kitexpert » Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:07 pm

Ok, now I remember, that was noticed in original Halo thread and I criticized it. I couldn't see it now when I checked it quickly on F-One website 3D picture.

Cascades are a bit unusual true, but I don't see it anything beneficial, more like weird. So I have to take back my earlier praise for high design quality, there is apparently a bit room for improvement there.

12m size is the best design, it is quite good indeed. Big sizes could be improved quite easily for their bridle (ABC), brakes are actually quite weird if not bad in those kites. Unnecessary complications with silly long thin lines which will shrink badly and they also have excessive drag.

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Re: Fastest turning foil kites

Postby kitexpert » Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:14 pm

Brakes are often designed separately because there is no inner structures to restrict or guide their locations. Also their function is a bit different compared to ABC.

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Re: Fastest turning foil kites

Postby kitexpert » Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:52 pm

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One possibility how Halo big size brakes could (should) have been done. Less line (drag), no silly long thin lines, clear hierarchy, simpler.

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Re: Fastest turning foil kites

Postby kitexpert » Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:09 pm

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Another possibility


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