Welcome to the new look Windswept and Interesting

It’s been too long since the last post sorry. NEWS: I’ve been testing the newest Daisy model. Looks like it will spin a lot faster. Bit too easy to collapse though, so stiffening the lead ring should improve it. Read more

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Project development with generators, communications and maybe some cash

I’m a fanboy of Falco emotors. Chatting with Rakesh by email… It seems they might have a perfect solution for my off the shelf project needs. A generator which can adjust it’s characteristics dependant on the kite torque Read more

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Soft drivers and single line inline testing

Not sure I understand what happened at the start of this test… The setup was all a bit different. The driver kites had their 2mm spar mast rods removed. They also had a fore ward line added between the Read more

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How to stabilise a lifter kite

I have one jumbo power sled 36 joker lift kite and had problems yesterday with it flying erratically in a chaotic wind field.

Today, Attaching to spread anchored tethers and cross linking the bridling to the tether arch allowed Read more

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Harris Extreme Kite Test

OK, yesterday got a bit hairy scary. This was Daisy 3’s toughest test yet. The back of my parents house has a terrible wind field for a kite flying. A small patch of grass crowns a small steep hill Read more

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Daisy testing

Had a great time testing Daisy 3… Videos are available on my youtube channel.

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Windswept and Interesting AWE posts

Hi, I’m Roderick Read. Welcome to Windswept and Interesting. This is my first post here. The site is new. I’ll be discussing our latest projects here. Such as the Tornado Kite as you’ve probably already seen.

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