The Design and Construction category is for resources useful to kite builders, such as HOW-TO's, advice, specifications of material, specialist techniques.
Art & Flywork
Kite building plans, tips and techniques.
Bending Spars With A Coke Can
Measurements of the relative stiffness and weight of spars.
Tips for tuning a Tim Benson Gemini sport kite.
Detailed discussion of soft foil design and construction.
Explains the traditional construction of the Japanese Hata.
Miniature Kite Designs
A site dedicated to miniature kites including plans, kits, construction tips, building materials, photo galleries and contest results.
Ozon Scientific-Technical Center
Russian site with tools for modeling the behaviour of textile structures interacting with fluid.
Traction Foil Design
Design and building instructions for ram-air foils and inflatable sled-style foils using CAD type software.
WW2 Target Kites
Details of Paul Garber's World War II naval gunnery target kites. Includes contemporary instruction manual and patent data.
Last update:April 3, 2014 at 13:35:06 UTC