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How to fly a dual line kite

Flying a dual line kite is fun because you can perform lots of tricks. Here are some tips to get started.

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Find a windy location, I like going to the beach.

Find a windy location, I like going to the beach.

Lay your kite down. The bottom side should be facing up. Then you can attach the kite wires. I fly a simple kite by the brand Prism which has no hard parts which means I can crash and not worry!

Lay your kite down. The bottom side should be facing up. Then you can attach the kite wires. I fly a simple kite by the brand Prism which has no hard parts which means I can crash and not worry!

When the kite is securely fastened you're just about ready to fly.

When the kite is securely fastened you're just about ready to fly.

The string on my kite is 100 feet long, that's a pretty nice distance.

The string on my kite is 100 feet long, that's a pretty nice distance.

You'll be looking up a lot so your neck might start to cramp up! When I  doing loops I tend to count how many I did so I can do the same number in the opposite direction. Tangled wires are not fun!

You'll be looking up a lot so your neck might start to cramp up! When I doing loops I tend to count how many I did so I can do the same number in the opposite direction. Tangled wires are not fun!

Once you've had a bit of practice try attaching a tail to the kite. It's slightly more challenging to fly a kite with a tail because it's heavier, slower and less maneuverable. But, it looks great!

Once you've had a bit of practice try attaching a tail to the kite. It's slightly more challenging to fly a kite with a tail because it's heavier, slower and less maneuverable. But, it looks great!

  • 1.0 Dual line kite
  • Windy location