Seven League Boots/ Flying Carpet Hybrid Device
Kites have long been used to span gaps, like famously initiating bridge
construction over gorges. A variation developed by KiteLab Ilwaco to
routinely cross obstacles, like overhead wires, uses two lines. One line
flies the kite as the other drifts beyond the obstacle, where it is
retrieved. The first line releases & the kite moves onto the second line.
The cycle repeats by alternating lines. By careful scouting & flight
planning a kite makes cross country progress flexibly & reliably, even
CoolIP ~Dave Santos Feb. 16, 2010 M3103
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