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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, a Chinese invention, has been praised as the forerunner of the modern
aeroplane. In the pavilion of aircraft of the National Aeronautics and Space ...
Kites from WeiFang are amongst the best ones in China. .... Nevertheless, the
combination of dragonhead with the train of kite segments is an invention of the ...