Roda de Isabena Our Garden

Roda de Isabena:   Our Garden
Roda de Isabena:   Blossom 
Roda de Isabena:   Some views 
Roda de Isabena:   Some KAP views 
Roda de Isabena:   The start
Roda de Isabena:   Some streetviews

Roda de Isabena Blossom

This year we had a very early spring in Roda. (First week of February).   Roda is surrounded by almond trees...

New Project

The kite is almost 4,5m wide and 1 meter deep (see plan).  The 2 spreaders in the length or only 6mm.  The rest is supported by 18 bridles of 10 long.

Second test flight of my new kite. We replaced the 9 spreaders with 4mm carbon fibre.  When the wind is picking up the bridle isworking well.   Once the wind is dropping down, the kite is becoming flat and uncontrollable... I have to add a bowline. 

Stairway to heaven

Floating staircase, called the Vlooybergtoren in Tielt Winge made of stainless Corten steel, the color refers to the iron sandstone heritage.   Over 20 meters long and 11 meters high.
The lookout staircase is implanted in one of the highest locations (± 80 m) of the Hageland.
In clear weather you can see from the tower the cooling towers of Electrabel in Vilvoorde and the shafts of the Limburg coal mines in the east.    Ofcourse I can see much more with my KAP  ;-)

Some more

Maxi Dopero

Maxi Dopero taken in flight by Frank Dehu.  The dopero was flying on +/- a 100 meter height.

Dopero I
Dopero II


My new kite: A Heksenbeest!-   Flying for the first day in Cadzand today with almost no wind.    Amazing how that animal was staying there , high up in the air...

Heksenbeest II
Heksenbeest I

Vertical RIG


My new vertical kite RIG designed by Frank Dehu.  It includes a Picavet, gear, 1,5V for the servo motor, A video downlink, weights 250gr,    It can easily fit in your pocket?

Some More links:
See also: Kap equipment    
See also: G12 Rig
See also: Aurico RIG
See also: KAP reel
See also: Downlink
See also: Antenna
See also: AuRiCo
See also; Secure your kite
See also: Camremote 
See also; Camremote technical info 
See also; Crap KAP 
See also: KAP & Friends

De Wijers

They promised us beautiful weather;  So we (Frank and I) went to The Wijers to shoot some aerial pictures.  The Wijers is a unique area with more than 1000 ponds, representing about 700 ha of water and reeds.    We got hazy foggy weather, giving that typical  autumn tint to the pictures.   For the Kap friends: We had 400 meters of line on the kite...
We didn't have to much room to go up there

Kasteel Cortewalle

Not the best time of the year to make aerial pictures of this beautiful water castle in Beveren.

Beveren: watertoren
Beveren: Hof ter Sasken

Wynpust 2015 German girls

These german girls were really wild about these Chines masks of the Wynpust kite team at Ameland
Wynpust: Pin ups
Wynpust: Plutz

The Sting

Yesterday evening, I had the time to have the maiden flight of my new kite called "the sting'.   I am not sure if you have that same feeling but I see a devil in the body of the animal, you too?

More info;

The start