For flying a really non-threatening kite, in low winds, I find the Prism Atom to be wonderful. For a bit bigger kite flying experience, this Prism Stowaway is just as simple, and fun.
Prism specialises in making kites that are easy to deploy, and fly. I have quite a few kites, and even one or two are more complicated than I care to figure out very often. Prism kites pretty much spring into form, and are ready to fly.
In the early 1900s telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell became interested in kite building as part of his research into powered flight. He focused in kites made of tetrahedron cells. From Mashable: Bell built tetrahedral cells with 10-inch spruce rods, with two sides of each pyramidal polygon covered in crimson silk, weighing about an ounce […]
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