This year’s WWKW has already started on September 14th and will continue until September 29th.Thus, there are 3 weekends, and of course the rest of the week to take aerial photographs with the kite
The first Sunday brought then actually good wind and weather conditions and I tried on the waste dump Groppenbruch.Here I was already about 3 weeks ago and have been able to take a few aerial pictures, but unfortunately they are lost somewhere between memory card and hard drive.
Now when the weather is starting to get a bit more pleasant- not just for taking aerial photos- I’ve managed to catch some aerial photograph by use of a kite.
With decreasing south-west wind – is it not always that case: you hardly have the kite in the air, the wind drops? – firstly at the former blast furnace plant on Phoenix-West and secondly at the new development area in Dortmund-Mengede.
Here are the results:
In both cases I chose the flare, which in the gusty wind conditions showed the better results in terms of stability and load-bearing capacity compared to the delta .
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