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

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2002 - 464 σελίδες
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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.
 

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CONTENTS
15
I0 A LineRetrieval System
63
Maneuverable KitesEastern Fighters and Western Stunt Kites
120
2I Benjamin Franklinand How a Kite
132
Kites and Myths
139
The Mystique of the Eddy Kite
140
World Kiting Records
142
K1TE PROJECTS 26 Some Overall Tips
147
The Gusset Delta
253
The Stone Mountain Kite
259
The Parafoil Kite
272
The Hewitt Flexkite
279
The Sting Ray Kite
286
4I Coffee Cup Kites
302
Miniature Kites
313
A Rotor Kite
328

The Eddy Kite
149
The Keeled Diamond Eddy Kite
156
Sled Kite Variationsthe Scott Sled Hornbeam Mark
168
More Complex Sled Kites the Bullet Brandes Flare and Fluted Sled
180
3I The Rhomboid Box Kite
195
The Winged Box Kite
207
The Delta Box Kite
212
The TriD Box Kite
220
COLOR SECT1ON 225240
225
The Kaleidakite
244
The Parawing Kite
333
The Barn Door Kite
337
The Triple Yakko Stakk Kite
342
Origami Bug Kites
356
The Delta Kite Portfolio
380
The Trefoil Delta Kite
394
The Turbo Stunt Kite
420
Making a Kite Bag
437
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