Sled Kites

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When this style of simple, flexible kite made its maiden flight in the early 1950s, its inventor, William Allison, noted what a great “flexible flier” it was. Since that also happened to be the name of a popular snow sled, he dubbed his kite a “sled kite.” A sled kite flies so well that it is a good project for kite workshops. It can be constructed of paper, fabric or plastic and in various sizes and configurations.

What I like most about sled kites is that they are so dependable. Every time I give one of these kites away I hear : “It flies perfectly, all of the time!” -Marion Steeves

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Sled Kite Examples