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Diamond Kites

(video from YouTube – by DynaKites)

Diamond Kites are certainly the most iconic and recognizable style in North American culture, bringing to mind images of Charlie Brown and Benjamin Franklin. Traditional diamond kites are characteristically a flat, elongated diamond shape that require a tail. Modern diamond kites are sometimes referred to as an Eddy Diamond Kite based on the work of William Abner Eddy, who added a bow (or curve) to the traditional diamond that reduced the need for a tail.

Diamond Kite Examples