Sunday, August 22, 2010

Gigantic Ram-air Kites Worth Thousands Adorned Milwaukee's Skyline

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Free event and parking for the family for September 11-12 Kite event at lakefront Veterans Park

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 22, 2010

Milwaukee, WI - Giant Ram-air kites flew over Veterans Park, the minimum kite wind lift needed for air suspension is about 8 miles per hour, according to Daniel Jones, kite attendent.
Jones says on a windy day, it takes about more than four people to bring down the red Octopus one. But on a calm day, Jones usually brings them down by himself.
Sunday's kite displayed sponsored by Gift of Wings, 1300 North Lincoln Memorial Drive, and is promoting the Kite festival event for September 11-12, at lakefront.
The kites are made by Peter Lynn, a New Zealand company.
The blue Octopus kite costs $4,000, red Octopus $6,000 and the Manta Ray kite is worth $4,200.
The DON JACOBS TOYOTA FRANK MOTS INT'L KITE FESTIVAL, Veterans Park on Milwaukee's Lakefront, Sat & Sun, Sept 11th and 12th. This is a FREE event with FREE parking. You don't want to miss this one!!! Chicago Fire Kite Team, IQUAD, Yves Laforest, Pegasus, and lots more.

Ram-air kite Red Octopus worth a wopping $6,000.
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