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#1 SparkieRob


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Posted 23 May 2013 - 05:57 AM

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As the last of the sun faded today, I grabbed a most therapeutic half an hour with my Standard. A fairly steady 8-10km/h (5-6mp/h). The sun setting behind the kite, the halo effect of the sail. It was such a peaceful time and peaceful conditions. ALMOST Zen like.... It got me thinking. What's your favorite time of the day to fly?

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:51 AM

Anytime, my friend. Anytime :)

Well ok 9am to 11am for many reasons: parks are empty as kids are in school, sprinklers are finished watering the grass by this time, its not too hot yet even during middle of summer, and its one of the best times of the day to take kite pics and kite video.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 12:25 PM

Tide is out at my local Montrose beach I am off work It's warm And there are no dogs on the beach! Limited time but every second counts !,,! Take Care Terry

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 03:05 PM

All the time... Second choice would be whatever dates WSIKF is on ;-)

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 03:41 PM

Every week-end and somedays after work,providing the yard work is done, and no honey-dos biggrin.png  Oh and of course theres" WIND"


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Posted 23 May 2013 - 04:08 PM

Other than ,... ANY time......about 6 - 9 am,  in the summer,   and about 6- 9 pm in the winter , give me a light 1-4 mph breeze , some music , and I will be a happy camper !! kid_smartass.gif    my field is empty during those times ,in those seasons.  But mostly Anytime, everyday,...

Wind or Not !!...  crazy.gif ...................


Nice pic's, Sparkie !!

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 04:44 PM

Any Free time, is the best time to fly.

Wind or no wind.


Dawn and Dusk are great though.

Less people around.



Great to hear you caught some air Rob.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:30 PM

I had to think about this, since I fly at any time!! Nothing seems to feel as good as a inspired indoor session, as much as I like outdoor!! ani_idea.gif

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 06:23 PM

Lately it seems to be in the evening calm at dusk. I would not have thought that was even a possibility six months ago.

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 03:29 AM

as the sun comes up, dead calm and in the morning dew

#11 John Barresi

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:36 PM

Seriously, I've had so many "best" moments flying at all times of the day, in different places...


They're all my favorite.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 09:49 AM

Evenings -- definitely evenings.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:22 PM


"Cya in the Sand!....."

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:58 PM

When all conditions are perfect.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 06:24 AM

It got me thinking. What's your favorite time of the day to fly?


Early morning, low tide, 6-8 mph off the ocean...............P-E-R-F-E-C-T  !! 




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