Recent Changes for "Kite Flying" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_FlyingRecent Changes of the page "Kite Flying" on Davis Wiki.en-us Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-08-30 16:45:06AlexMandelfeedback on comment <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Thanks for the tip ["Harper Junior High School"] turned out to be a fairly good spot to fly too. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Thanks for the tip<span>(below)</span> ["Harper Junior High School"] turned out to be a fairly good spot to fly too.<span>&nbsp;--["Users/AlexMandel"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-08-30 16:44:00AlexMandel(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Thanks for the tip ["Harper Junior High School"] turned out to be a fairly good spot to fly too.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-30 15:07:15AlexMandel(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Depending on the type of kite you'll different wind conditions. Some ways to find out if there's enough wind for your kite are the "University Airport Aviation Weather Report" (60 minute and 48 hours give your wind trends), Weather Underground Almanac (history of previous days recordings), or the NWS (3 day history). Check with the packaging of your kite to find out what speeds are good (or web forums if you built your own off a web design). </td> <td> <span>+</span> Depending on the type of kite you'll <span>need </span>different wind conditions. Some ways to find out if there's enough wind for your kite are the "University Airport Aviation Weather Report" (60 minute and 48 hours give your wind trends), Weather Underground Almanac (history of previous days recordings), or the NWS (3 day history). Check with the packaging of your kite to find out what speeds are good (or web forums if you built your own off a web design). </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-30 15:07:03AlexMandelwill come back to add links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ==Finding Good Wind==<br> + Depending on the type of kite you'll different wind conditions. Some ways to find out if there's enough wind for your kite are the "University Airport Aviation Weather Report" (60 minute and 48 hours give your wind trends), Weather Underground Almanac (history of previous days recordings), or the NWS (3 day history). Check with the packaging of your kite to find out what speeds are good (or web forums if you built your own off a web design).<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-29 13:35:40JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Community Park"]<br> - * ["Davis Cemetery"] (this may be disrespectful)<br> - * ["Hutchison IM Field"]<br> - * ["Mace Ranch Park"]<br> - * ["Russell IM Field"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + While you can fly a kite at most parks, some have trees and/or structures that make it problematic. Good locations include the ["Community Park"], ["Hutchison IM Field"], ["Mace Ranch Park"] and ["Russell IM Field"]. ''If you've flown in one, add the pros and cons of each location!'' You can also fly a kite in ["Davis Cemetery"], although some might find this disrespectful.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-29 13:33:17JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ==Places to buy==<br> - * The kite store in ["Old Sacramento"].<br> - * ["Alphabet Moon"]<br> - * Any of the various places that sell toys, including the big box stores like ["Target"].<br> - * Online - Better selection of quality kites.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ==Getting a kite==<br> + <br> + Although you can make your own (check out [http://www.my-best-kite.com/how-to-make-a-kite.html My Best Kite] or [http://www.skratch-pad.com/kites/make.html Skratch-pad] for some easy plans), you can also get pre-made kites at ["Alphabet Moon"] or many of the stores that sell toys like ["Target"]. Over the river is the kite store in ["Old Sacramento"], which has an amazing selection. And of course, you can always order over the internet if you're looking for a specific kite.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-29 11:39:43StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-07-29 11:39:43'' [[nbsp]] I've seen people flying at ["Harper Junior High School"] when I drive on the Mace curve...<br> + <br> + <br> + I saw some pretty huge kites once --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-29 10:37:54AlexMandelComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-07-29 10:37:54'' [[nbsp]] Through anecdotal testing I've found that the ["Hutchison IM Field"] is the best place in town to fly a kite. It's the most open (from trees and buildings) and doesn't have anything blocking winds from the SW (which seems to be the most common direction at least in the spring and summer). --["Users/AlexMandel"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2011-07-29 10:35:28AlexMandelmore places to fly a kite <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Hutchison IM Field"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Russell IM Field"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Online - Better selection of quality kites.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2008-02-06 00:19:24WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * The ["Kite Club"] is a ["UC Davis"] club.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2007-11-19 11:24:54JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Yes, you can legally fly kites in Davis.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Yes, you can legally fly kites in Davis, up to the highest heights. In fact, with ["weather" the steady breeze] and ["open space"], Davis is pretty perfect for making a bit of colored fabric and string soar through the blue.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Places to fly:'''</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[nbsp]]<br> + <br> + ''"Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country"''<br> + -- [wiki:wikipedia:"Anais Nin"]<br> + <br> + ==Places to fly==</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>'''</span>Places to buy<span>:'''</span><br> <span>-</span> * The kite store in [<span>http://www.oldsacramento.com/ </span>Old Sacramento]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>==</span>Places to buy<span>==</span><br> <span>+</span> * The kite store in [<span>"</span>Old Sacramento<span>"</span>]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Any of the various places that sell toys, including the big box stores like ["Target"].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- See also ["Kite Club"]<br> - See also also ["Kite Flying Society"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ==Groups to try==<br> + * The ["Kite Club"] is a ["UC Davis"] club.<br> + * The ["Kite Flying Society"] is a group at ["UC Davis"].<br> + <br> + [[comments(Reel out your thoughts...)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2007-11-18 20:58:14BvanAlderfunk <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ See also also ["Kite Flying Society"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2007-01-05 20:02:25JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + See also ["Kite Club"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2006-07-13 16:39:11PatrickRvisperas <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Kite Flying<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Davis Cemetery"] (this maybe disrespectful) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Davis Cemetery"] (this may<span>&nbsp;</span>be disrespectful) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Kite Flyinghttp://daviswiki.org/Kite_Flying2006-01-30 15:37:17JohnDudekfly it here! 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