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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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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 been ...

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  ...

History of Kites | Kites.com

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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, ...

Ancient China: Kites - Daily Kos

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Nov 25, 2012 ... There are some who credit the invention of the kite to the fifth century BCE Chinese philosophers Mozi and Lu Ban. According to some ...

-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? 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.

The Kite (fengzheng): China Culture - China Vista

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The kite, a Chinese invention, has been praised as the forerunner of the modern aeroplane. In the pavilion of aircraft of the National Aeronautics and Space ...

Invention of the Kite - The Kite Society of Great Britain

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four countries are China, India, USA and Indonesia with ”our' India larger than China. The Invention of the Kite—George Webster. The Kiteflier, Issue 98. Page 9 .

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...