box kite


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a kite shaped like a box open at both ends

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It was a lot more complicated than building a box kite, that's for sure.
Most certainly, the box kite fashioned by Lawrence Hargrave ensured the evolution that allows the 747 to wing overhead or the Space Shuttle to make its scientific milk runs far above the planet.
Most certainly, the box kite. fashioned by Lawrence Hargrave ensured the evolution that allows the 747 to wing overhead and the Space Shuttle to make its scientific milk runs far above the planet.
when a plane flew over Broadway in New York City towing a box kite rigged with a dummy on a trapeze and a banner advertising a theatrical attraction.
It is a romantic myth that the Wright brothers were just quaint bicycle builders and backroom tinkers who somehow managed a spluttering flight in a large box kite in 1903.
Prizes will also be given in other categories, including the funniest kite, the most patriotic kite, and the best-looking box kite, to name just a few.
Your library has books that will show you how to make the basic types - flat kite, box kite, or flexible kite - with such simple materials as glue, sticks, string, paper, cloth, or plastic.
Meanwhile, Washington hosted the 21st International Kite Festival, which saw long-tailed dragon kites, stunt kites and box kites lighting up the sky.
There are instructions for making a wide range of kites: Vietnamese Kites; Snake Kites; Sled Kites; Square Kites; Box Kites; Flow Form Kites; and many others.
Every declaration of love I had for my father, the retired Air Force colonel who loved his family fiercely, who built us box kites, and who laughed heartily and believed success was defined by happiness.
For novelty lovers, box kites (pounds 12.99) may be appealing, although it's not so easy to keep them airborne.
That accomplishment would double the highest official altitude record for kites, set in 1919 by a string of eight box kites that reached 9,740 meters.
Numbered, three-dimensional hanging signs resembling box kites set off the different checkout aisles, while two sombreros sit on the corners of a price sign over the liquor department, which features Presidente brandy from Mexico.
Long-tailed dragon kites, stunt kites and box kites were flown by experts from as far away as Japan, USA, India and Ghana.
Highlights for this weekend's event include long-tailed dragon kites, kite buggying and power kiting, stunt kites, box kites and the traditional mass kite fly event.