Creative Book of Kites

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Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated, Dec 1, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Kites have surely been around almost as long as humans have longed to fly. This phenomenal new book focuses on all types of aerodynes, heavier-than-air constructions which use the principles of lift to take off and soar through the air. It includes a history of the kite, a review of basic flying techniques and an introduction to intricate maneuvers for single, double, and quad line kites.
-- Illustrated, step-by-step instructions on building kites, from simple kites of common materials to complex kites using specialty products
-- Expert advice on gauging wind speed, choosing the right kite for a site, and much more
-- Safety tips

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