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[*] posted on 7-3-2013 at 10:44 PM
Small airfield permission


It's small sport airfield in the area with big maintained pastures around the strip. Not a lot of air traffic going on, weekends only. The strip is located in a valley and at the moment I don't know ecately what's going on in windy conditions.
It's hard to find such fields because our farmers don't care anymore...


I emailed them a request anyway. It can't hurt.
The response was there's 3 miles no flying zone and it will be discussed on club meeting already in July. :bisou:
Is landkiting also excluded from this zone??

I am thinking it would be a good idea to gather few landkiters and to arrange a meeting on the airfield. We could show them what's all about, how quickly can we "abort the mission" etc.
The trick is i am alone with trainer kite only.
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[*] posted on 7-4-2013 at 06:29 AM


Welcome .

We have formed a club to help gaining locations. It offers " event insurance " to protect the land owner.

Check out http://www.napka.org/.

Once you are a member you can apply for permits . It's not a perfect system but a big step in showing that we are safe, organized and insured.

NOTE : this is not personal kiting insurance .

I am not certain about the rules since we stay under 100ft high with our lines? I know they allow a certain amount of infringement at Skaha lake around here .




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[*] posted on 7-4-2013 at 07:52 AM


Maybe one or some of us live near you and could help out?



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[*] posted on 7-4-2013 at 11:16 AM


Thanks
Let's hope for the best. I own just a trainer kite but granting permission for this field would be god damn jackpot.:D

I am from other side of the world my friend so no napAka.org here. NapAka translates into error in my language... that's somehow related with insurance isn't it.. :lol:
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[*] posted on 12-27-2013 at 02:40 AM


I will be coming back soon thanks for the great article.
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[*] posted on 12-27-2013 at 02:46 AM


I did this at Flugplatz Franzfelde by Pasewalk, Germany. As long as no gliders were lauchning/launched, it was okay. One time they said, "make sure to land your kite when you hear the Cessna coming in." I had a nice session there on Christmas Eve.

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