Kevin Reyonlds' Jordan 200 takes to the sky over Apple Hills.
Kevin's Jordan 200
A nice day to fly kites at Apple Hills
A restaurant and parking right by the flying field. Who could ask for more?
The public starts to arrive.
Dave Tuttle's beautiful basketweave patchwork delta.
Bill and Dave must be flying something big enough to get that guy to run away.
Dave's delta and Bill's Rok.
More kids with kites.
Dave's backyard with NYKE's four new 8' team battle Roks; so incredible, Dave had to bring in powerlines to sustain their awesome energy.
Kevin Reynolds with the deadly official New York state insect he appliqued.
Applique master Bill Coons beside another official New York state creature: the rapacious bluebird of terror. Don Tuff's mad apple has some ideas of its own...look out Bill.
Dave Tuttle points to his applique handiwork: the terrible snapping turtle, New York's official state reptile.
NYKE's new team battle Rokkaku kites lit from behind.
First outing of NYKE's team battle Rokkaku kites. GLKS "Paint the Sky" event at Gratwick Waterfront Park in North Tonawanda, New York.
Ashton and a friend stand amid the dandelions of Gratwick Park.
Battle kites awaiting wind.
Kevin Reynolds stands in front of NYKE basecamp.
Lots of banners.
Team battle kites airborne.
Team battle kites with Kevin's sled.
Bill's bluebird ready to attack.
Flying in formation.
Nobody messes with the battle kite's airspace.
Another formation shot.
Battle kites along the Niagara River.
Kicking back...note Jing Reynolds' comfortable lounge chair, er, I mean, bag.
NYKE team battle kites practising their 'diving out of the sun' maneuver.
Sparring battle kites.
Our host: GLKS president Ted Shaw and his Boreal Kites Rokkaku.