A blog detailing our collection of Peter Powell kites, and chronicling our flying of these kites. Plus a bit of PP kite history thrown in. Our collection to date can be seen here. I am keen to expand the collection, so if you have an old Peter Powell kite, whether made in the UK or the US, gathering dust and looking for a new home, why not get in touch? Depending on the kite (does it bring something new or different to my collection?), its condition (is it flyable? how much TLC does it need?), and the price you ask (+ shipping if from outside the UK), we may well be able to do a deal.

Monday, 29 January 2018

Second Skyraker

Some time ago, I got my hands on a Skyraker. This early Peter Powell dual-line delta came in several versions, and the one I added to the collection was a 3-panel Skyraker. Obviously, the hunt continued for other versions ....

Took some time, but I was finally successful in catching an 11-panel Skyraker!

First flight showed the kite to handle very much the same as my earlier one: needs a decent amount of wind (double figures, please), and needs some space to turn (certainly doesn't turn on a dime!).

Now we have a pair of them, we obviously had to fly them together .... pop over to our Flying Fish blog for a report on that.

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