Best Ever Paper Kites
The sky is filled with animals! Dragonflies, falcons, multi-coloured peacocks, bats, huge bumble bees, swallows, seagulls, fireflies, ladybirds, eagles, geese, an albatross, even a flying zebra! Of course, these are all actually kites. Now you can learn how to make these 19 fabulous designs. Every project is different, which means that every one will have its own flight pattern! Kite Basics - Aerodynamics - Stability - Bridling - Launching - Construction Materials - Step-by-step Craft Instructions - Step-by-step Line Drawings. * Each project kite is illustrated in a full-page full colour photograph and a grid plan which can be enlarged on a photocopier to provide a template. * Every other spread provides continuing story of the history and mythology of the kite in different cultures - China, Japan, Maori, Polynesia, Thailand, India, Bali and Ancient Greece, plus in modern Europe and America, their use in military, meteorological, aviation and artistic functions.
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1/8 in wood 11 pieces cut 13 step 45 cm x airplane angle of attack approximately 1-1/4 aspect ratio backside box kite cm x 75 cut from scrap cut to fit Description of framing dihedral angle displaying the righthand dowels for greater Draw these lines facilitate in transferring flying line folded in half frame joiners Frame Layout framing materials Spine Front spars Front spreader strut glue greater accuracy grid half to 18 inch 5 cm joiner positions directly Keel support kite flying kite requires kite's face pattern Lark's head lift-to-drag ratio lines lightly Longerons Mark joiner positions measure and cut middle Secondary supports notched pieces Fastening tabs Polyethylene joiners Rear spars Rear spreader strut requires a Tyvek righthand side sail scrap Tyvek sheet folded short pieces Fastening spar dowels stability step 11 towing point transferring the pattern Tyvek sheet wind gradient wind speed windsocks Wingtip spars wood dowels x 75 cm