rigs

Detroit Kite Festival aerial photos

While at the Detroit Kite Festival I captured some aerial photos with my Canon S100 running CHDK, installed with STICK. It flew on the always-reliable KAPte...

Cully Park Kite Party report back

On June 30th I held a workshop making Sled kites at the Grand Opening of Cully Park. We made close to 80 kites in 3.5 hours. The design is the Stormy Sled, n...

Cully Park Kite Party

Join a kitemaking and flying party at the Grand Opening of Cully Park in Portland, OR on June 30th, from noon-4pm.

rubber band and PET bottle camera rig

The PET bottle rig has two components– the modified bottle and a rubber band harness for the inside. Small construction details differ for phones, small cam...

notes on assembling the Aerobie Rig

I purchased an Aerobee rig from the KAPtery because I’m real excited about the Jerk Pan mechanism. Our unpredictable late spring rains (its still spring in...

getting a high altitude balloon back

What I want to do fly a high altitude balloon and get it back. This means tracking where it goes and calling home. I want to use GPS to track the flight, an...