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Flying the SkyBow under a Lifter Kite
Yesterday we flew Roy Mueller's SkyBow vertically under the Gomberg Falcon. We were able to walk around a wide arc testing different angles and shapes. Only when the radius of the arc became too tight did the SkyBow stop spinning.
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The 250ft SkyBow Pro experienced a nice boost by being lifted
higher. The Pilot-Kite also made launching and starting the SkyBow easier.
In effect, we created 1/2 of a 500ft SkyBow arch which might someday
usefully feature a Pilot-Lifter at its center. There was a lot of empty
space in our configuration to festoon the sky with multiple SkyBows in
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