A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react
against the ... Kites were invented in China, where materials ideal for kite building
were readily available: ...
Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese.
They admit, though, that China may get credit simply because its history has
Jul 24, 2010 ... No one knows exactly how or who invented the first kite. It is thought that the
earliest use of kites was among the Chinese, approximately 2800 ...
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, ...
Somewhere between 770 BC and 221 BC large wooden kites called muyuan
were invented for military purposes. This period actually contained 2 separate ...
The kite, a Chinese invention, has been praised as the forerunner of the modern
aeroplane. In the pavilion of aircraft of the National Aeronautics and Space ...
The kite is widely recognized as having originated in China. For this reason, one
can safely say that the origin of the Chinese kite is synonymous with the origin ...
Kites were first developed in ancient China. Written references to kites in China
date back to 200 b.c., but they were probably invented at a much earlier time.
The record for the highest single kite flown is 3801 metres (12,471ft). for a train of
kites 9740 ... People were flying kites 1,000years before paper was invented.
Kites from WeiFang are amongst the best ones in China. .... Nevertheless, the
combination of dragonhead with the train of kite segments is an invention of the ...