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: ...
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.