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Ordinary mass-produced deltas rely on performance-sapping drag to compensate for slapdash construction, usually provided by extra material flapping along the trailing edges.

Pick the right kite for the windScalloped deltas achieve higher flying angles by eliminating that drag and relying instead on:

For the record: properly designed, well made deltas with trailing edge aprons can be very steady; light ones can virtually hang in the air in lulls and stout ones can fly in a wide range of winds - trailing edge aprons don't necessarily mean bad kites.


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