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
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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.
Especially the heron or egret kite, a bird kite with wings and legs that are ... the
combination of dragonhead with the train of kite segments is an invention of the ...
For centuries kites have been used in wars and battles, for signalling, lifting
observers, target practice, as barrage kites, dropping letters and newspapers.