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horizontal > pancake / how do they do it?

Thu May 22, 2008 6:01 pm

Horizontal > pancake > fade > etc

Can someone explain the technique for doing a horizontal > pancake please?
I've done it a couple of times but couldn't work out how I did it.
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Thu May 22, 2008 6:43 pm

fractured axel :wink:
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Thu May 22, 2008 9:15 pm

it's 1/2 a 1/2 axel

to do it slow, fly towards the edge of the window horizontally, then push and pop the top wing as if for a 1/2 axel, then don't pull the other wing to complete the 1/2 axel, and hey presto, your kite is pancaked from horizontal flight.
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Thu May 22, 2008 9:45 pm

Thanks Rob, so that's what a Fractured Axel is??
Thanks for the concise explanation Keith, I can now recall where I've done this before and it should be "hey presto" doing it again.