A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react
against the .... Kites have been used for human flight, military applications,
science and meteorology, photog...
Using kites to send one line of rope across a gorge was a safe way to accomplish
this and used to build the bridge across Niagara Falls. Measuring: Kites were ...
As with any new invention, kites were used for good and bad. Seventh-century
Buddhist monks used kites to enrich harvests and to avert evil spirits in the sky, ...
For centuries kites have been used in wars and battles, for signalling, lifting
observers, target practice, as barrage kites, dropping propaganda leaflets etc.
Kites were used in meteorology as early as the eighteenth century, when two
students at the University of Glasgow named Alexander Wilson and Thomas ...
There is a record of further development of these kites during the Chu-Han War of
203-202 BC. Besides spying on enemy positions, kites were sometimes used ...
It is not certain as to where the first kites came from, but it is said that they were
first known to the people of the South Sea Islands. They used to use it to fish, ...
Over the millennia, kites have been used to ward off evil, deliver messages,
represent the gods, raise banners, discover natural phenomena, propel craft,
Kites During War. Less Reading: * In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, kites
were used for lifting military observers to heights from which they could observe ...
Hundreds of years later, scientists used kites as tools for experimentation.
Alexander Wilson used kites to lift thermometers high into the atmosphere to