Double Single Eddy Stack 1989
Blackheath 13th August 2020
Double / Single Eddy Stack 1989
each kite measures 70 x 70 cm
tails: 6 metres on each kite
Number of kites in the chain: 20 kites in total, horizontally alternating 2/1, 13 vertical
Total size: 1.40 x 0.7 x 15 metres (8 square metres)
Weight: 2 kg
Windspeed under 10mph Blackheath 13/09/2020.
First flown 24th March 2019, Blackheath.
At Cervia April 2019 an issue was found with one of the dihedrals and the stack was not flown.
Split rings replaced and dacron pockets re-sewn October 2019
Replacement dihedrals were made December 2019
Flown 15th December 2019, Blackheath
Wolfgang Schimmelpfennig, Phantastische Drachenwelt 1991/2
Illustrated Page 38
20 pairs of 5mm x 34cm spreaders cut and finished 22nd March 2019
Dowels for verticals located and purchased August 2019.
Flown in light breeze Blackheath 24th March 2019. Red rods threaded through pairs, centre points need attention.
Dihedral perished and needed replacing as seen at Cervia attempt but on further examination majority seem ok. Replacement dihedrals digitally printed by Lindsey Wisdom-Johnson December 2019. Also for 1985 81 kite train
Stainless Steel split rings bought 4th October 2019. Dacron pockets replaced and split rings fitted 17th October 2019
Blackheath 13th September 2020
Blackheath 15th December 2019
Blackheath 24th March 2019
Page Updated August 2022 Felix Mottram