I am a kite buyer, not a kite maker, so if you want information on building your own kite, this is not the place to find it. For that, try www.kitebuilder.com among others.
If you have an interest in Kite Aerial Photography (KAP), which involves lifting a camera with a kite, all you need is at http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/kap/discuss/
And whatever your kiting interest, join the American Kitefliers Association to get four free glossy magazines each year, contact with other fliers, lots of information, and a 10% discount when buying from most American dealers, all for a low subscription. Overseas members are welcome.
If you are in New Zealand, check out the New Zealand Kitefliers Association for news about kiting and contact with other fliers, as well as other useful information and links.
And a young lady, Brittany, in America, just found a great source with links to lots
of sites dealing with kites and kite history. http://www.cheapflights.com/promos/unique-
Another young lady, Caroline, also from America, has found a useful source at http://www.air-
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A beautiful blue sky provided the perfect backdrop to New Brighton Kite Day 2013,
and a steady on-
My Pterodactyl kite (bottom) flies on Kite Day with a Peter Lynn ray. The Pterodactyl is made by Premier Kites and has quickly become one of my favourite kites. It is a combination of a sticked kite and an inflatable, since the head, body and tail inflate with the wind to give a very realistic shape.
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