Tied to the Sky / Kite terms
Oct 28, 2015
Great Canadian Kite Company has worked hard to become Canada's favourite kite shop. We work hard to provide a wide range of quality kites and kite accessories. We offer kites that we are confident are made well, and will fly well! We also work with great manufacturers to develop excellent relationships to secure parts, follow up on any warranty issue and to special order that special kite! Great Canadian Kite Company is truly a well rounded Kite Pro Shop. In addition to fun single line kites for all ages, and beginner trick kites, we have a selection of elite boutique performance kites...
Sep 16, 2015
We take great pride in providing a reliable Canadian source for quality perforce kites and accessories. We stock a good supply of SkyShark air frames that are ideal for kite repairs and kite customization / upgrades and projects. We found this great information on the SkyShark website and thought you might be interested.Sky Shark™ Competition Air Frames are world renowned as the very best competition tubes. It is no wonder, the best flyers in the world use Sky Shark™ Air Frames. The facts speak for themselves, there is no equal to the weight to stiffness of Sky Shark™. The consistent quality of...
Jul 10, 2014
Like many things in life; our professions, hobbies,etc. there is a jargon that a community uses to communicate. Jargon is the technical terminology of a special activity or group. As we learn the kite jargon, we can get a better understanding of our hobby of kite flying. One of the challenges of serving folks well, as a Canadian kite store is helping people find the language to communicate what it is they need or want to do - whether it is anatomy of a kite, kite parts, and kite flying; basic kite flying to more advance kite flying tutorials.There are a...
Sep 03, 2012
There are a variety of terms that are used in the sport of Kite flying. Here is a short list to give you some common lingo and their meaning! Bridle: the lines which connect to the kite sail and frame to help support the kite and/or to orient the kite at a proper angle to the wind. Carbon / Graphite: Stunt kite frames are made of carbon fiber which is relatively are rigid material and light weight. Can be in a rod or tube form. Popular graphite products include: Sky Shark, Icone and Revolution. Wrapped or extruded. Centre T: Where...