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Fireside Chat – March 2017

  Hey everyone! Sorry for the absence of the Fireside Chats the past two months. So much has been happening that it honestly slipped my mind. Oops! Please forgive me. Hopefully you have felt up to date on the goings on in the kite world via the Regional Newsletters, the supplemental’s, the Facebook Page, or […]

2017 AKA Convention Logo

  ***Deadline for Logo Submissions: February 28th, 2017*** We are accepting Logo submissions for our 2017 AKA Annual Convention being held in Ocean City, Maryland. This is your chance to show us your artistic skills and design abilities.  The winning entry will receive one FREE Registration to the 2017 convention. This year’s theme is “CELEBRATING 40 YEARS”. We […]

Thank You!

A big THANK YOU to the folks that purchased a t-shirt from our recent t-shirt fundraiser! It was a big success, and we are gathering together some graphic artists to create MORE limited edition t-shirts for you.  Your purchases and donations help the AKA continue its mission. All of this wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t […]

Nic O'Neill AKA President

December 8th, Fireside Chat

December is generally a slow time for us kite fliers in the northern hemisphere. The winter winds bring with them snow and little sunlight. While some intrepid souls are still braving the weather and pulling out their ice anchors for kite flying on the frozen lakes, others are heading indoors. Yes… indoor kite flying is […]

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T-Shirt Fundraising Campaign!

Did you know that there is something extra special about this particular limited edition kite tee? Every purchase helps the AKA raise funds to help fund free kite building workshops for kids, outreach programs for folks with physical or mental disabilities, free educational resources for teachers, and so much more. There are different colors and […]

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You Flew Where?!!?

  It seems that one thing that all kite fliers have in common is a desire to fly their kites anywhere and everywhere. Some fly their kites in tricky weather conditions, urban spaces, confined indoor facilities, or where you would least expect it.  Recently we asked our membership on the AKA Facebook page: Where is the […]