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Only really two options for this:

1: Run directly into the wind on full power, keep your back as straight as possible and pull some brake, but remember when you lift off to slowly release the brakes, don't just let them go as you will sink.

2: Run off a hill :D

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I'm not sure what constitutes a 'perfect' take off.

With my relatively large wing, I don't use the brakes to get off, so my take off could be shorter.

BUT, if I used the brakes, I would take off with less speed and therefore less control.

I would prefer to risk an aborted take off, due to running out of space or energy, rather than a short take off followed by an unplanned return to earth. In a restricted space, that return would probably be in the fence / trees / sewage works etc.

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