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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kite

A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... Sport kites can be flown in aerial ballet, sometimes as part of a competition. Power kites are multi-line steerable kites designed to generate large  ...

www.sacu.org/kitehistory.html

However it is also known that people in the South Sea Islands have used kites for fishing since very early times. They would attach bait to the tail of the kite ...

kites.com/history-of-kites

There is even evidence that emperors built wooden prototypes of kites that would hold the weight of soldiers, called "wooden black-eared kites". This would mark ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-the-kite

In ancient China, General Han Hsin flew a kite over an enemy compound and used the length of the kite string to estimate how far his soldiers would need to ...

kite.org/education/history-of-kites

The earliest evidence of Indian kite flying can be seen in miniature paintings from ... The earliest Malay reference to kite flying comes from the 15th century Malay ...

www.skratch-pad.com/kites/where.html

It is not certain as to where the first kites came from, but it is said that they were first ... He did not escape the authorities, though, and came to a rather fatal end by ...

www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/culture/kites.htm

They will often resemble real animals and members of the Chinese Zodiac. Some kites will have LED lights attached to allow for night flights and fun light shows.

www.jailmedicine.com/kite-where-did-that-come-from

Jan 29, 2012 ... So where did the term “kite” come from? I have heard two explanations. Some inmates believe that the term “kite” implies that we don't care ...

www.batchelors.net/kites-in-the-classroom/10-kites-a-brief-history-for-students-and-teachers.html

Kites would not last long in this sort of environment. ... By flying a kite in an electrical storm he was able to observe sparks coming from a key he had suspended ...

www.gombergkites.com/nkm/hist1.html

The exact date and origin of the kite is not known but it is believed that they were flown ... to measure how far his army would have to tunnel to reach past the defenses. ... The earliest evidence of Indian kite flying comes from miniature paintings ...