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Kite Flying

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Welcome to Kite Flying

  pic2Have you ever flown a kite on a windy hill, or a breezy beach and watched with awe and triumph as it suddenly lifts in the air? Have you felt the exhiliration of controlling your kite as it performs various manoeuvres and the feeling of despair if it suddenly comes down to earth again?

If you have, then you will be desperate to try it again; if you haven't then fly through these pages and you'll soon be saying 'let's go fly a kite!'



Kites were first flown more than 2,500 years ago. About Kite Flying takes a brief look at the history of kites and kite flying.

About Kites

pic1Kites vary a great deal in price and design so it is easy to find one that suits your needs and your pocket! About Kites profiles the traditional and modern kite shapes and suggests what to look for when you are buying a kite.

Flying High

Check out Flying High for some tips about flying your kite. Includes a simple wind chart and some gudelines for safe flying.


Want to know more? Then take at look at the Information page for more ideas about what to do, where to go and who to contact in the kite flying world.


FAQS lists some of the questions you might want to ask about kite flying.

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