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 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
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, ...
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 largest number of kites flown on a single line is 11,284, this record is held by
a Japanese .... People were flying kites 1,000years before paper was invented.
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 ...
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 ...
Kites have been objects of interest and fascination to people throughout the
world for at least 2000 years. Some people think that kites may have been
”What was the Name of the Man who Invented the. First Kite?' because I was
confident that the inventor was male but wasn't Chinese œ and I guessed that.