Kites have a long and varied history and many different types are flown ... Ancient
and medieval Chinese sources describe kites being used for .... China is the
oldest place, probably with India whe...
In ancient China kite was known as 'Zhiyuan' (paper glede). ... According to
historical records, the prominent ideologist Mo Zi spent three years constructing a
The origin of the kite in China. ... It is likely that the inspiration for the kite came
from ancient Chinese watching the ... So the kite has a history of some 2,300
years. ... reason: think of the good it will do to a person, ill and depressed all the
Sep 2, 2014 ... Chinese General Han Hsin even used a kite one time to conquer an enemy
castle. ... Forces that determine if the object can fly are: “velocity,” “lift,” “drag” and
... Because ancient China dared to explore the aerodynamics of flight, today ... 
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DID YOU KNOW AND KITE FACTS ... The Chinese believe that looking at kites
high in the sky maintains good eyesight. ... Ancient stories of fire breathing
Dragons were probably a windsock type of kite flown by soldiers in the middle
Invented by the Chinese people, Chinese kites have enjoyed a history of over ...
flying kites at a beach, a square or any other spacious place in the open air with
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There are many stories from ancient China about kiteflying. ... He sent spies into
the camp and when the kites started making a wailing noise the ... Tortoises,
cranes and peaches signify long life, bats are a sign of good luck, butterflies and
In China, flying a kite is more than just a diversion--it's a cultural experience.
When an old man places his home made swallow kite in the sky high above the
trees ... and reconnaissance purposes as relaying information and measuring
distances. ... And while factories may pump out kites for the masses, the ancient
art of kite ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... Weifang is known as China's kite capital, and Han is one of the city's ... “Flying a
kite provides good exercise; it uses your neck and shoulder muscles. ... But Wang
argues that his kites are made in the spirit of the old ... making kites that pictured
workers instead of ancient mythic figures. .... Site Inform...
History. Asia. Nearly 3,000 years ago the kite was first popularized, if not invented
, in China, ... The earliest known Chinese kites were flat (not bowed) and often
rectangular. ... The first recorded scientific application of a kite took place in 1749
when ... Although kites had been used as man lifters since ancient times, the