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Postby Webmaster » Wed Jan 23, 2002 6:03 pm

It would be interesting, which kites are used where.

For example in Germany the main kites you see on the spots are:

Naish ARX
Wipika Airblast
North Rhino
Flysurfer MastAir

95% 4-line kites (not including schools)

But what about the USA?
California, Florida, Hawaii?

France, Italy, Brazil, etc

Are there geographical differences?

Thank you for more info!

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Postby Leo » Wed Jan 23, 2002 6:32 pm

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Postby Leo » Wed Jan 23, 2002 6:33 pm

Hi,
in Austria (Neusiedler See) the most kites in summer 2001 have been Wippika, and than Naish. Also a few ARC. Let´s look what will happen in summer 2002! Best regards Leo

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Postby Andres_Santacruz » Wed Jan 30, 2002 1:43 am

Hi,
There are a few of us in Mexico City, but these are the kites we have. I have a waterfoil, my brother an arc and mastair. My friends have mosquitoes, wipika free air, naish arx, quadrifoil kitesurfer. I know guys with wipikas, some with cabrinha.
Most people go for inflatables, because that is what they see in the magazines and on tv. I prefer foils for the light winds at my local lake.

Saludos y buenos vientos,
Andres from Mexico

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Postby enzo » Wed Jan 30, 2002 3:35 pm

North East USA, including Carolinas:
2001: Wipika and Naish for inflatables, fewer slingshots, north and cabrinas (but seeing more around lately).
Foils :mainly f-ones,less flexifoils, mosquitos and ARC's, lately some Mast Airs have started to fly around too
enzo

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Postby TheRob » Thu Jan 31, 2002 7:24 pm

in the bay area(california) it is mostly naish ar5 and arx, and wipikas with a few slingshots around.

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Postby Guest » Sun Feb 10, 2002 11:42 pm

In Argentina:99% inflatables 4 lines
Cabrinhas
Naish AR5 and AR5
Slingshots
Some RRD, Wipikas and Windtechs


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