WindDance parafoil stunt kites/sport kites by Seattle AirGear 
Hotter speed and turning than competition kites.  Higher-quality exercise and livelier pull than power kites.
WindDances are "airgear," a new concept.  They fly better and feel more exciting than typical stunt kites.
Our other advancements:  Ergo T-handles that boost feel, control, exercise.  Natural active FLY-a-kite skill.
WindDance 1 photoWindDance 2 photoWindDance 3 photoWindDance 2 photo

About skill ,   sport kites ,   designing sport kites ,   FLYING handles ,   the WindDancing Workout ,   TIPS
Videos   Photos, faster pics   Illustrations   Generic flight envelope   WindDance flight envelope   Hot turning   It's so EASY
How to get hooked   Basic skill vs. advanced skill   The essence of WindDancing   Field reports   Features, more
WindDances vs. others     WHY WindDances perform so well     Performance curves     TECH flier, web version
PDF downloads:  WindDance2000 flier   Mini flier   PHOTO flier  TECH flier  User's manual v.2002a, loose-leaf or booklet

What is dual-line kite flying?

What is kite FLYING?

Want fun
good exercise?

If so, you want
every one of these
basic FLYING qualities.

In the marketplace
there are hundreds
of dual-line
stunt/sport kites
to choose from.

Including expensive
high-tech models.

How do
stand out?
  -- Hotter acceleration!  Higher speed!
  -- Faster turns!  More-powerful turns!
  -- More responsive to pull-on-your-kite-line skills!
  -- More responsive to the wind!
  -- Wider wind range!
  -- Each model is a light-wind and a strong-wind kite!
  -- One peak-tuned bridle setting is good for ALL winds!
  -- Easier to fly!  Use pull-on-your-kite-line skill!
  -- New exciting feel:  the pull RISES when you turn!
  -- Superior exercise!
  -- Two can WindDance side-by-side together!
  -- Virtually indestructible!  Longer-lasting!

How WindDancing compares to trick, competition, and power flying.

How -- & why -- WindDances FLY better in the three fundamental ways   In brief

Regard WindDances as sports equipment or recreational gear -- airgear -- not as typical kites

WindDancing is like driving.  Use this analogy to troubleshoot sport-kite FLYING skill.




Illustrations     Specs & prices     Colors     Which WindDance?     Accessories

Photos     Same photos, but smaller & faster

WindDance2000 flier 570k PDF   Mini flier 570k PDF   PHOTO flier 557k PDF   TECH flier 315k PDF

Download & install free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view & print PDF files

TECH flier, comprehensive web version

WindDance 1 in a sharp turn at 50 mph -- one wingtip flies at 100 mph, in 10 mph wind!

The "WindDance" flight envelope!     The BEST way to get hooked!

The essence of WindDancing: excitement, exercise, and laughter!     Field reports

Top selling points     Why WindDances FLY so well     Why they're so EASY to fly

WindDance side-by-side with a partner!  A whole new world of fun!  No other kites come close!

The many things a WindDance offers!     Your money's worth

Compare with other parafoils     Compare with sparred-parafoils     Compare with deltas

What's included in the total WindDance product     Additional gear needed

New User's Manual, loose-leaf 510k PDF     New User's Manual, booklet 500k PDF


Our guarantee & service

Feedback from customers     WindDance reviews

About Seattle AirGear     The WindDance story





What is a stunt kite?   What is a sport kite?   What is trick flying?

What is a power kite?   What is stacking?

Competitive vs. fun-recreational flying     How the public sees 'expert' flying

Straight-flight speed & pull     Turning speed & pull     FLYING technique     FLYING exercise

How does a dual-line kite turn?     Apparent vs. actual speed     Airspeed vs. groundspeed

What is "kite FLYING"?   Speed-&-pull basics   How speed & pull affect FLYING performance

Want a dual-line kite that FLIES well? Qualities to look for. "High-tech" isn't one of them.

How improperly designed and engineered kites limit your fun

How the sport evaluates dual-line kites

The best control handles     A better method than sleeving

Wind quality     How to measure and judge the wind

Safety     Fundamental performance equations of dual-line kite FLYING     Kite sailing

Sport overview     Kite Physics 101     Kite Physics 102

News & commentary, 1998-1999           News & commentary, 1997

Beneath the smiling surface: The "kite culture" has erected an obstacle course of
six major barriers between the general public and easy high-performance fun-FLYING

The sport's huge kite-FLYING knowledge void

Why we had to start selling direct
The jungle of hype -- wouldn't comprehensive & accurate education be better?
How the "kite culture" has damaged the sport
What the sport promotes vs. what people want
Why can't the sport also offer easy high-performance fun-FLYING?
Why can't organized kiting & kite retailers educate and give people a choice?

WindDance dual-line parafoil stunt kites/sport kites are developed, sold, and backed by Seattle AirGear.
WindDance, WindDancing, Seattle AirGear, and AirGear are trademarks of Seattle AirGear.
Copyright © 1995-2017 Seattle AirGear.
This page last revised May-1-2000