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Giant squid in the air!

Not all kites are workhorses. Some are pure fun:

This is our Giant squid called Liggie, a showkite. Sewn by Janez, plan by master kitebuilder Ivo Van Olmen.

As a showkite, Liggie the Squid can't fly by itself; it is attached to the line of a lifter and let to wiggle in the wind. Here the Royal 69 Sled carries it in ~25 km/h wind:

Kites like this are so funny, fascinating, and spectacular. Make one yourself! ;-)