Butterfly Genki kite


This large (12.5ft wingspan) and beautiful kite from Premier Kites looks magnificent in the air.  It is designed to fly in winds from about 2 mph, when few other kites will leave the ground.  To achieve this, however, it is necessary to remove the tails, which means the kite is then less stable, so the wind needs to be very steady, which light winds rarely are.  In slightly higher winds, the kite flies very well with the tails attached.  My sole complaint with this kite is the price, which I think is excessive at around $255 or more from most sources.  I bought mine from Picture Pretty Kites, where it is listed at $249.