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What Kite or Brand is best for Big Air????

Postby angelinversace » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:57 am

What Kite or Brand of Kite is the Best for Boosting Big Air?????? :argue: :argue:

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby Radek » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:44 am

I've seen people boosting a huge air on all kinds and brands of kites. I truly believe it's matter of a skill than equipment.

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby panchito » Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:07 am

I love my high aspect kites for jumping .... on the other hand , the highest jump I have ever achieved in my life was with a 5 m low aspect kite ..... with 40 ( or so ) xtrem gusty winds ....

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby Galeltic » Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:17 am

Radek wrote:I've seen people boosting a huge air on all kinds and brands of kites. I truly believe it's matter of a skill than equipment.


my second vote ! :jump: :cool2:

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby detourpr » Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:48 am

Royal Era & Slingshot Rev.Still haven't tried the Eclipse Thruster

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby Peter_Frank » Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:54 am

Galeltic wrote:
Radek wrote:I've seen people boosting a huge air on all kinds and brands of kites. I truly believe it's matter of a skill than equipment.


my second vote ! :jump: :cool2:


Exactly :thumb:

There might be small differences, true, but compared to what skill and "knowing your gear" means - the latter contributes almost 100% to any "BIG AIR" 8)

(hangtime is a totally different matter - but that was not your question, right ?)

Kindly, Peter Frank

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby Shizzle » Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:48 am

I still think the Naish Torch was (when you know how it works) the best big air kite!! I've rided and ride a lot of brands... North Vegas, Raven, SS Fuel, REV, Bandit, Etc... I am also still thinking of testing the Eclipse Thruster 2009! Those guys always fly high... than with the right skills... you go unlimited :). I'll will post my opninion when tested it!

Big air is al depending on your own skills!

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby Armin Harich » Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:51 am

Hi

Higher Aspect Cation Kites offers more hangtime than lower AR Kites, as they have usually better Lift to Drag rations. Also higher Depower helps for Hangtime a lot.
Faster Turning kites are better to get more acceleration at take off.

I won 2007 the I think bigges Hangtime competition that happened so far. We placed the first 4 places from 46 with our Silverarrow.

But is a personal preference if the extra float is loved or not.

Best regards, Armin

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for BIG AIR????

Postby angelinversace » Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:57 am

I have watched alot of video's over the year's and to me big air is height and hangtime. I have been most impressed so far with the Torch for height and Ozone Instinct with hang!!! I think your all right about it being about skill just wanted a few different opinions Thanx to all and all who else respond. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: What Kite or Brand is best for Big Air????

Postby Toby » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:15 pm

it is the skills for sure.

You will rather have differences in hangtime.

Armin, see you end of October in Cumbuco, Brazil for the Kite-Show. I will keep a slot for you!

Gonna be fun! :party1:

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