Patrick has flown kites since 1992, flying mostly stunt kites and
gradually into more conventional traditional kites.
Patrick joined the Singapore Kite Association in 1992.
In 1993, he was the champion precision stunt kite pilot in a
competition held at Marina Bay,
Patrick competed against 8 pilots and won top place, the judge for that
event was the late Mr. Shakib Gunn.
has many years of kiting experience and has since taken part in several
regional Kite Festivals as well as in Singapore.
The 2010 OSOW (One Sky One World) event was organised by Patrick and
the guest of honour was the then Minister George Yeo.
This event was covered by local TV news.
In 1998, he began building kites and especially into micro and
miniature kites made from bamboo and paper or plastic as sail.
Interest in Indoor Kites in 2008 led Patrick to begin exploring this
unique form of windless kite flying. At the same time,
the online kite shop www.layangman.com was created in
The concept of flying a kite within the tight confines of
a living room was birthed in 2009.
After numerous prototyping and trials, the final version of the iFlite
was born on 28th May 2011.
No longer made of bamboo, the latest variant of the iFlite is framed in
micro-carbon for a more consistent commercial product.
The iFlite II is now available - it is 2.5 times the size of the
iFlite = 20"
iFlite II = 30"wide
The iFlite II are all vented.
There are a few colors and options available now: Left to Right: Standards: Blue, Pink, Green, White, Orange iFlite IIs: Blue, Green Vented: Pink, White
The iFlite is a super sweet indoor/xUL outdoor kite.
Easy to carry, easy to assemble and easy to fly.
Patrick provided a video on assembly of this critter to us!
tough polyetheylene skin and microcarbon frame, and custom made
fittings, allow the kite to drop weight for great flying,
but still be able to be used to teach new flyers on.
Grab some super light spectra line (10-40#), or some people use fly
fishing line, larkshead it on and get flying.
the office, in the city, in the classroom, in the living room, in the
back yard, in an indoor competition are all places that the iFlite will
The iFlite is only 32$, and the iFlite II is 65$ shipped in the US.
Order three or more and shipping is upgraded to faster Priority Mail.
Please contact us for
international shipping requests.
The iFlite II in use
You might want to order more than one; if your friend tries it out you
might not get it back!