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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 .... Alexander Graham Bell experimented with very large man-lifting kites, as did the Wright brothers and Lawrence Hargrave. Kites had a historical ...

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 ...

www.gombergkites.com/nkm/hist1.html

Sponsored by the American Kitefliers Associationa and the Kite Trade ... attacking 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 from ...

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 ...

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 ...

kite.org/education/history-of-kites

Early Kite Adventures Though the exact origin of kites are not known, it is ... a kite flown above a besieged town to calculate the distance his army would ... The earliest Malay reference to kite flying comes from the 15th century Malay Annals.

www.britannica.com/animal/kite-bird

kite: any of numerous birds of prey belonging to one of three subfamilies ( Milvinae, ... Typically, a kite is lightly built, with a small head, partly bare face, short beak, and long narrow wings and tail. ... Shark Week always comes around and reminds us that although shark. ... A more-elaborate definition would note that they are.

www.my-best-kite.com/history-of-kites.html

6 days ago ... The keenest kite makers would show off their best kites. ..... These come in ready- to-fly packages which include Spectra lines, winder, flight ...

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 ...