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Vintage Pre War American Flyer Tin Engine
Vintage Pre War American Flyer Tin Engine
$75.00
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 10:18:02 PDT
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O GAUGE AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR STEAM LOCOMOTIVE SHELL RED THICK METAL
O GAUGE American Flyer Pre WAR STEAM LOCOMOTIVE SHELL RED THICK METAL
$49.95
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 10:29:07 PDT
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AMERICAN FLYER 3192 HIAWATHA TENDER 4WHL PREWAR O GAUGE X5861
AMERICAN FLYER 3192 HIAWATHA TENDER 4WHL PREWAR O GAUGE X5861
$36.99
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 10:31:16 PDT
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Three American Flyer prewar 3208 Boxcars
Three American Flyer Prewar 3208 Boxcars
$15.51 (6 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:03:36 PDT

Four American Flyer prewar 3211 Cabooses All for one bid
Four American Flyer prewar 3211 Cabooses All for one bid
$16.05 (3 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:14:46 PDT

American Flyer  3207 pre war O gauge green sand carwith box VERY NICE CAR
American Flyer 3207 pre war O gauge green sand carwith box VERY NICE CAR
$34.95
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:21:08 PDT

American Flyer prewar 3207 Sand Cars One 3210 Tank Car All 3 for one bid
American Flyer prewar 3207 Sand Cars One 3210 Tank Car All 3 for one bid
$9.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:22:58 PDT

Three American Flyer prewar 3211 Cabooses Parts or restore
Three American Flyer prewar 3211 Cabooses Parts or restore
$9.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:30:07 PDT

American Flyer prewar parts lot take a look
American Flyer prewar parts lot take a look
$4.99
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:39:58 PDT

American Flyer Lines Prewar Container Car 10001 10005
American Flyer Lines Prewar Container Car 10001 10005
$5.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:43:06 PDT

O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE METAL CHASSIS
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE METAL CHASSIS
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End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:46:56 PDT
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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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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE RED METAL SHELL
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE RED METAL SHELL
$9.95
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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE FRONT REAR LADDERS BRASS
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 3211 CABOOSE FRONT REAR LADDERS BRASS
$4.95
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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 478 BOX CAR METAL CHASSIS
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR 478 BOX CAR METAL CHASSIS
$3.95
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 12:48:55 PDT
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American Flyer prewar  3014 Caboose Nice
American Flyer prewar 3014 Caboose Nice
$14.50 (3 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 13:31:09 PDT

American Flyer 484 Caboose Metal prewar Very Good
American Flyer 484 Caboose Metal prewar Very Good
$9.50
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 13:49:09 PDT

AMERICAN FLYER 251 HUDSON TUNNEL PAPER MACHE PREWAR O GAUGE X9295
AMERICAN FLYER 251 HUDSON TUNNEL PAPER MACHE PREWAR O GAUGE X9295
$19.99
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 16:53:01 PDT

O Gauge American Flyer Pre war 5 passenger baggage cars  gb es
O Gauge American Flyer Pre war 5 passenger baggage cars gb es
$46.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 17:00:08 PDT

American Flyer 1283 Transformer 100 Watts UP to 25 Volts Pre War
American Flyer 1283 Transformer 100 Watts UP to 25 Volts Pre War
$9.95
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 18:06:37 PDT

American Flyer O PreWar 2 4 0 LOCOMOTIVE  TENDER For Repair
American Flyer O PreWar 2 4 0 LOCOMOTIVE TENDER For Repair
$55.00
End Date: Wednesday Oct-22-2014 18:52:26 PDT
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AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR PAIR OF 1123 RED PASSENGER CARS VG ORIG
AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR PAIR OF 1123 RED PASSENGER CARS VG ORIG
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American Flyer Prewar Hiawatha Locomotive Working with Whistle Unit O Gauge
American Flyer Prewar Hiawatha Locomotive Working with Whistle Unit O Gauge
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End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 8:33:10 PDT

Prewar American Flyer Crossong SignGate
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End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 11:32:42 PDT
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O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR GLEN ELLYN TINPLATE PASSENGER STATION
O AMERICAN FLYER PRE WAR GLEN ELLYN TINPLATE PASSENGER STATION
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End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 15:35:30 PDT
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AMERICAN FLYER TRACK  ACCY POWER CLIP GROUP EARLY PREWAR O X9324
AMERICAN FLYER TRACK ACCY POWER CLIP GROUP EARLY PREWAR O X9324
$9.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 16:57:55 PDT

AMERICAN FLYER TRACK POWER CLIP GROUP EARLY PREWAR O  WIDE X9323
AMERICAN FLYER TRACK POWER CLIP GROUP EARLY PREWAR O WIDE X9323
$9.99
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 16:58:10 PDT

American Flyer prewar Locomotive parts
American Flyer prewar Locomotive parts
$5.00 (3 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 18:30:00 PDT

O AMERICAN FLYER LINES PRE WAR 484 CABOOSE RED
O AMERICAN FLYER LINES PRE WAR 484 CABOOSE RED
$16.95
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 18:42:47 PDT
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American Flyer 3210 Tinplate Green Tank Car Prewar O Gauge
American Flyer 3210 Tinplate Green Tank Car Prewar O Gauge
$10.94 (4 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 19:01:22 PDT

Prewar American Flyer 3189 Tender 0 scale
Prewar American Flyer 3189 Tender 0 scale
$8.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 19:02:08 PDT

Greenbergs Guide to American Flyer PreWar O Gauge 1987 Original
Greenbergs Guide to American Flyer PreWar O Gauge 1987 Original
$36.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 20:04:26 PDT

Pre War American Flyer Train Set
Pre War American Flyer Train Set
$27.99 (6 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-23-2014 21:34:48 PDT

american flyer prewar o scale lot
american flyer prewar o scale lot
$39.99
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 8:41:04 PDT

American Flyer Prewar 4 Car Passenger Set 1621G x 3 1622G x 1 in Original Boxes
American Flyer Prewar 4 Car Passenger Set 1621G x 3 1622G x 1 in Original Boxes
$649.99
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 9:29:30 PDT

Greenbergs Guide to American Flyer Prewar O Gauge
Greenbergs Guide to American Flyer Prewar O Gauge
$60.99
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 10:39:13 PDT

3 Pre War American Flyer Train Cars 1207 OBSERVATION Mail Car PASSENGER Nice T32
3 Pre War American Flyer Train Cars 1207 OBSERVATION Mail Car PASSENGER Nice T32
$99.95
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 16:00:07 PDT
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VINTAGE  PREWAR 1930s AMERICAN FLYER METAL O CROSSING GATE W TOWER BELL
VINTAGE PREWAR 1930s AMERICAN FLYER METAL O CROSSING GATE W TOWER BELL
$64.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 16:00:23 PDT

VINTAGE  PREWAR 1920s AMERICAN FLYER METAL O PASSENGER  FREIGHT STATION
VINTAGE PREWAR 1920s AMERICAN FLYER METAL O PASSENGER FREIGHT STATION
$72.00
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 16:00:23 PDT

VINTAGE  PREWAR 1920s AMERICAN FLYER 100 METAL O LARGE PASSENGER STATION
VINTAGE PREWAR 1920s AMERICAN FLYER 100 METAL O LARGE PASSENGER STATION
$76.00
End Date: Friday Oct-24-2014 16:00:23 PDT



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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