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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: ...

Kite History - Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding

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Certainly the Chinese were using wind sails before the kite was invented, and it is possible the kite came about when a wind sail became loose and floated up ...

History of Kites | Kites.com

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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, ...

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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For this reason, one can safely say that the origin of the Chinese kite is synonymous with the origin of the kite, period. The first kites were what we today would ...

kite Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about kite

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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.

Did you Know? Kite Facts - Kiteman

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The para-gliders that brought back the first space capsules to earth were are development of the Rogallo Kite invented by Francis Rogallo in 1948.

-National Kite Month: Kite History - Gomberg Kites

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The exact date and origin of the kite is not known but it is believed that they were flown in China more than two thousand years ago. One legend suggests that ...

The technological impact of kites

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Historical Background. Kites have been put to a variety of uses since they were invented; they have lifted military observers, been used as a vehicle for scientific  ...

Kites: A brief history for students and teachers - Peter Batchelor

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Some people think that kites may have been invented even earlier, suggesting that kites were being flown in China as long ago as 1000 BC. Unless new ...

Japanese Kite History 1 - Kiteman

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Its thought that kites were first introduced into Japan by Buddhist missionaries who travelled from China in the Nara period (649-794 AD) and were mainly used  ...

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Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese. ... invented in these areas at about the same time they were first seen in China.

Who invented the kite? | Reference.com

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The kite is an ancient device that is believed to have been invented in China by ... wind sails, and it is thought that the first kites were modeled from these items.

The History Of Kites - From Ancient Chinese Kites To Modern Stunt ...

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Somewhere between 770 BC and 221 BC large wooden kites called muyuan were invented for military purposes. This period actually contained 2 separate ...