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Andy King

Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:59 am

Andy King, him of the old Kite Store in Neal Street London, has died of a heart attack last Sunday 12th August. He probably sold many of the "elder" members on this board their first proper stunt kite and after the shop closed became the "voice" of quite a few kite festivals.
 
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Re: Andy King

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:55 am

Another blank space in the sky - very sad. We're all getting old.
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Re: Andy King

Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:11 pm

Very sad to hear.
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Re: Andy King

Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:43 pm

Blimey, very sad to hear, bought a Skynasaur from him back in the day :(

Check this pdf out, this was as advanced as it got before the internet existed!

http://www.whkf.org.uk/Scrapbook//KS.pdf
 
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Re: Andy King

Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:53 am

Craig wrote:
Check this pdf out, this was as advanced as it got before the internet existed!

About 1988?
The first kite I ever bought there was a UK copy of a Griffin (by Martin Lester I think) in 1992 or '93.
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