History of this kite is about 300 years old. Moreover, it’s the oldest form of aircraft. The passing of wind through the pipes produces a whistling sound which caused enemy troops to panic and flee. So, kites had important role in classical Chinese military.
Structure The name”Kite” comes from the soaring bird, the kite. It is the combination of several things. Bamboo, light wood, aluminum and reeds can be used for making the frame of kite. Frame of the kite is the most important and depending factor. Another most important ingredient of it’s line or string (locally called manja). Cotton is most acceptable ingredient for making of the string or line, though nylon and polyester can also be utilized. However, nylon and polyester is relatively dangerous and also prohibited in Pakistan. Most popularly, kites are flown for recreational, scientific research and military purposes.
Flying of kites aren’t important for everyone, however, it is definitely something that we enjoy and can relate to so many manners. The parents buy kites for their children in their vacations. A few of the kites are so large and are in the shape of a sharks and snakes. These kites have really long tails that whips in the wind also. Recently, there’s a revival of kite festivals all over. An individual can see intriguing designs of colorful kites of different shapes and sizes during these festivals. Some of the countries like Pakistan, China, Japan, India and Thailand have such festivals on routine baises. Its fans have established clubs and arrange competitions of kite flying.
Strategy behind Kite
It’s interesting to understand how kites fly. The combination of force, drag and gravity keeps it in the air. It has to be flown in such a way that its angle against the wind, called the angle of attack, provides maximum lift to conquer both drag and gravity. The angle of attack can be controlled by one or more short lines known as the bridles. Flying of kite is so easy and amazing. The end lift it up into the air fast. If there’s sufficient string to let, the kite goes as large as it want to go. It got a little more difficult to control in the air because the wind kept it tugging. It was so peaceful to just watch it sway back and forth in the breeze.
Kite flying is truly a sport of all in Pakistan. It is fairly inexpensive and one does not have to depend upon whatever special-play fields or maybe a team to enjoy it. Like the free flight of one’s creativity, dreams, aspirations and ambition, kite flying provides a release to the instinctive urge to fly high in the sky.