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American Flyer Prewar 3211 Caboose 2
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AMERICAN FLYER PREWAR UP 5160 CABOOSE ALL DIECAST 1941
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American Flyer Pre War O Scale 3019 American Flyer Lines Dump Car
American Flyer Pre War O Scale 3019 American Flyer Lines Dump Car
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Prewar American Flyer 1206 Seattle O Gauge Passenger Car 8 Wheel 1920s
Prewar American Flyer 1206 Seattle O Gauge Passenger Car 8 Wheel 1920s
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O PRE WAR IVIES AMERICAN FLYER METAL RR SEMAPHORE
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AMEICAN FLYER 2 6 4 PRE WAR STEAM PASSENGER SET NO RESERVE
AMEICAN FLYER 2 6 4 PRE WAR STEAM PASSENGER SET NO RESERVE
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AMERICAN FLYER PREWAR 1095 LOCO AND TWO SEATTLE 1120 COACHES BOXED EX
AMERICAN FLYER PREWAR 1095 LOCO AND TWO SEATTLE 1120 COACHES BOXED EX
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American Flyer Pre War Vintage Dual Metal Track Switch Controller Model 4180
American Flyer Pre War Vintage Dual Metal Track Switch Controller Model 4180
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American Flyer Prewar O Gauge NYC Hudson Very Good 1937 39
American Flyer Prewar O Gauge NYC Hudson Very Good 1937 39
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American Flyer 577 Prewar Whistling Billboard PepsiCola
American Flyer 577 Prewar Whistling Billboard PepsiCola
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SET OF CHICAGO AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR O GAUGE POTOMAC 3100 SERIES FREIGHT CARS
SET OF CHICAGO AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR O GAUGE POTOMAC 3100 SERIES FREIGHT CARS
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Gilbert American Flyer Prewar 480 Metal Shell Single Dome Tank Car
Gilbert American Flyer Prewar 480 Metal Shell Single Dome Tank Car
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American Flyer Prewar 476 Tinplate Green Gondola Car
American Flyer Prewar 476 Tinplate Green Gondola Car
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American Flyer Prewar 478 Box Car
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American Flyer Prewar 1688 Steam Locomotive  Tender 1930s O Gauge
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American Flyer Prewar 15503 Tinplate Lehigh  New England Gondola Car
American Flyer Prewar 15503 Tinplate Lehigh New England Gondola Car
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American Flyer Prewar 572 571 4 8 4 Steam locomotive Union Pacific 3 16 O Gauge
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AMERICAN FLYER 209 TELEGRAPH POLES RED PREWAR O GAUGE X8515
AMERICAN FLYER 209 TELEGRAPH POLES RED PREWAR O GAUGE X8515
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AMERICAN FLYER 234 SUBURBAN STATION PREWAR O GAUGE X8539
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AMERICAN FLYER 209 TELEGRAPH POLES MAROON GREEN PREWAR O GAUGE X8516
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Vtg American Flyer Pre War O Gauge Flat Car With Lumber Load Nickel Journals
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American Flyer 3207 Prewar Gondola
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AMERICAN FLYER No 2 Loco Early Cast Iron Prewar 0 Gauge
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VINTAGE PRE WAR AMERICAN FLYER O GAUGE PASSENGER SET 1101 1108 1107 1107
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American Flyer Prewar CABOOSE  3014 AFL FREIGHT CAR  3012 O Gauge
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Pre War American Flyer O gauge Model Train 561 + 553 Tender Stiff Wheels
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American Flyer Pre War Track Clips from the 1920s
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Prewar American Flyer Tender O Scale Train CAR VINTAGE TOY OLD LINES COAL
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American Flyer 412 Prewar O Gauge Tinplate Bordens Milk Car Train Toy Metal old
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AMERICAN FLYER PREWAR STEAM ENGINE 2 4 4 TIN TOY TRAIN CAR LOCOMOTIVE OLD
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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE METAL CHASSIS
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE METAL CHASSIS
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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE FRONT REAR HANDRAILS BRASS
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE FRONT REAR HANDRAILS BRASS
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AMERICAN FLYER PREWAR AMERICAN FLYER LINES BOXCAR VERY GOOD CONDITION
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Vintage American Flyer 3013 Sand Car Gondola O27 Scale Pre War
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End Date: Saturday Dec-10-2016 14:14:31 PST

prewar American Flyer bridges 0 gauge metal AC Gilbert
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End Date: Saturday Dec-10-2016 14:22:34 PST

O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 2 PA9445 DIECAST STEAM CHEST STEAM LOCOMOTIVE
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 2 PA9445 DIECAST STEAM CHEST STEAM LOCOMOTIVE
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O GAUGE AMERICAN FLYER RR PREWAR TIN LITHO FLYER TOWN STATION No 96
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O GAUGE AMERICAN FLYER RR PREWAR TIN LITHO FLYER TOWN STATION No 96 LIGHTED
O GAUGE AMERICAN FLYER RR PREWAR TIN LITHO FLYER TOWN STATION No 96 LIGHTED
$25.00
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2 USED PRE WAR AMERICAN FLYER O GAUGE LARGE WHEEL  AXLE SET PARTS
2 Used Pre War AMERICAN FLYER O GAUGE LARGE WHEEL AXLE SET PARTS
$11.75
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Flyer Pre War
How on earth do you fly a kite, does it take much practice?

I got one today and took it out for an hour but the longest it stayed int the air was for about 15 seconds!...it's a parachute kit about 6ft. in diameter...it was very cheap so do you have to pay for a decent one and has anyone got any tips before my daughter thinks I'm useless!!

OK, firstly, if your kite is a one-line parafoil kite, you may need to adjust the 'bridle' if it's having problems getting into the air. There is information on how to do this here:http://www.xs4all.nl/~pdj/bridling.htm

If your kite is a traditional 'Parachute' design (i.e. shaped the the parachutes in old war movies) then such designs rarely fly very well, usually designed more to create 'pull'.

If your kite is a two line parafoil (either one that looks like a modern parachute or a 'clamshell' NASA wing design) then these few steps should help you to fly it.

1: Pick your spot. Choose where and when you will fly carefully. Going to the beach, a recreation ground or a hillside on a windy day will net good results. Most parks or sports fields in residential areas are less than ideal as the wind is not 'clean' as the surroundings create turbulence. This can make your kite difficult to fly.

2: Measure your lines. As you said you got a cheap kite, I'll guess that it didn't come with good-quality, pre-measured lines. More than likely it came with either two traditional kite winders or two 'hoop' winders. It might be a good idea to pay out the lines and measure and cut them to exactly the same length and always use them fully paid out. If the lines are uneven, it is far easier to loose control of your kite.

3: Launching. With practice you should be able to launch a parafoil without assistance 9 times out of 10. However, to start with get someone to help. They should hold the kite into the wind whilst you stand with your back straight to the wind. Don't run backwards - you should never try to run with a two line kite. You merely need to take a couple of brisk steps backwards until the kite catches the wind and rises up into the sky.

4: Using the wind. Parafoils are designed for power. It is at it's weakest high in the sky, which is also where it's easiest to learn. Let the kite rise until it is 60-80 degrees in the sky from you. It should not pull too hard at this angle and should be far enough from the ground that slight mistakes won't bring it back to earth.

5: Control. Always start by keeping both hands level, some advise you to keep them by your side. Make gentle movements with your left or right hand and the kite will 'steer' accordingly. Once you get used to the speed and turning circle you can experiment more.

6: Power: Up high, the kite will not pull too hard and it's movements should be quite 'lazy'. Once you gain confidence manouver the kite lower. At lower angles the wind exerts more force on the kite and it pulls much harder, also usually making it faster.

As with so many things, it all takes practice. I learned to fly my first stunt kite at around eleven years old (A 'Star Wars' kite) and I crashed that many times, so practice is the real key.

Find your nearest kite specialist and see if they know any clubs or groups nearby, who will usually be very helpful and supportive, even pointing you in the right direction if you want to get a better or more suitable kite.

Also, at this time of the year in the UK there are numerous Kite Festivals, there is a list here:-
www.thekitesociety.org.uk/events.htm
Visiting one of these will allow you to talk to kite flyers and retailers who will be able to help.

It will just take a bit of patience is all. Some people 'get' parafoil kites very quickly (A colleague of mine used mine once and was flying it acceptably in just a few minutes with some coaching, although he was unprepared for the pull on my kite) whilst other's struggle (My wife tried my kite at a recent kite festival and was able to handle it only about 40% of the time). However, as with so many things practice makes perfect.

Gilbert American Flyer Pre-War O-Gauge Train Flys Again - 2009

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