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The Siren

The Siren. The next small and high-tech kite from Ruth Whiting. So simple, it only has one spar. She designed this kite in order to one up the Photon Fighter in terms of framing simplicity. Like the Little Serendipity and the Nano Photon Fighter, the Siren is made with extreme precision using a complex lay up procedure. It's very exciting and easy to fly. During the sketching phase, ultimate design success is dependent upon prediction of the compound angles of deformation in the kite's frame during flight. Once the flex compliance is mapped (using a computer of course) the stability of the kite during loaded flight (not stalling or gliding) can be optimized. Sometimes you can actually see the equations streaming off the trailing edge.