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
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 2,800 ...
Kite flying was eventually spread by traders from China to Korea, and across Asia
to India. Each area developed a distinctive style of kite and cultural purpose for ...
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 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 ...
During the Spring-and-Autumn-Period and the period of the Warrying-Empires (
475-221 v.u.Z), some 2300 years ago, the first kite had been developed in the ...
Most artistic Japanese kites were developed in the Edo period from 1603 to 1867
. At this time, Japan was closed to foreigners. Different designs originated from ...
Somewhere between 770 BC and 221 BC large wooden kites called muyuan
were invented for military purposes. This period actually contained 2 separate ...