The Magnificent Book of Kites: Exploration in Design, Construction, Enjoyment & Flight

The Magnificent Book of Kites: Exploration in Design, Construction, Enjoyment & Flight

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Sterling
Whether you yearn for a simple project or an award-winning beauty, this unbeatable guide has more than 1,500 illustrations that show how to build a range of kites—including 37 of the most popular models from “bugs” to fighters. Stop there, or use the patterns as a take-off point for creating something special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety. Bonus: lists of nationwide festivals, kite clubs, and stunt kiting.

Whether you yearn for a simple project or an award-winning beauty, this unbeatable guide has more than 1,500 illustrations that show how to build a range of kites—including 37 of the most popular models from bugs to fighters. Stop there, or use the patterns as a take-off point for creating something special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety. Bonus: lists of nationwide festivals, kite clubs, and stunt kiting groups.


Baker & Taylor
Provides step-by-step instruction for designing a variety of kites, and offers tips on material selection and flying techniques.

Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781402700941
1402700946
Characteristics: p :463 ; cm

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Jul 18, 2013

Good plans and excellent structural details provided for a wide range of rigid and flexible kites including delta, parafoil, drogue and flexifoil.

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