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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: ...

Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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Written records indicate that he created a kite in the shape of a bird over the course of three years and then flew it only one day. Based on these records, it's safe ...

Kite History - Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding

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The kite is something children all over the world play with. But how, and where, was the kite invented? And was it always a toy? The generally accepted wisdom  ...

Who Invented The Kite? Most Contenders Come From Ancient Asia.

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While researching other history pages on this site, I got the impression that China was the birth-place of the kite. However, on re-searching the Web, it seems that ...

Did you Know - Kiteman

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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.

-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 ...

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 two philosophers in the fifth century B.C. named Mo Di and Luc Ban. Before the ...

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.

History of Chinese Kites

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WeiFang is a modern city with many traditions. The city has about a million inhabitants, and is situated in Shandong, the most easterly province of China.

Ancient China: Kites - Daily Kos

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Nov 25, 2012 ... About 2,800 years ago, during the Zhou Dynasty, the Chinese developed kites using silk fabric for sail material, high-tensile-strength silk for the ...

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Who invented the kite and when? - Times of India

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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 ...

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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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 ...

History of Kites | Kites.com

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Since then, the kite industry has taken leaps and bounds with the creation of stunt and power kites designed to go faster and perform more intricate tricks than ...