Kite History Overview

Kite History

A complete Overview of Kite History..Learn more 
The earliest written account of kite flying was about 200 B.C. when the Chinese General Han Hsin of the Han Dynasty flew a kite over the walls of a city he was attacking to measure how far his army would have to tunnel to reach past the defenses.
Five People who Flew Kites and Changed HistoryLearn more 
Benjamin Franklin, Homan Walsh, Alexander Graham Bell …
Wright Brothers Resources Learn more
Books, Videos, Links and many more sources of information.
Historic Kite EventsLearn more
A list of events starting in 1749

Materials compiled and edited by David Gomberg
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