Monthly Archives: January 2006

World’s largest kite flies in Tokyo

Modegi and his Mega Flag Well Modegi and his band of Japanse kite flyers have done it. They have successfully flown their custom made Peter Lynn Mega Flag (25m – 40m), see my earlier post for more information on the kite and Modegi. This short article from the Mainichi News says it all…. Enthusiasts fly the huge kite in Tokyo.Kite… Read more →

HQ Multiple Kite System

MKS-KiteSystem 001 Originally uploaded by wdrwilson. Recently Steve Ferrel at the Kite Studio added Auctions to the Kitebuilder.com forums. The original idea came from some posts about Dave Ellis and his attempts to auction kites for charity on eBay. I think there were some issues surrounding eBay’s policies dealing with charities. So Steve worked very hard over the next few… Read more →

The Billings Outpost

Harold Ames’ kite A write up on the Lewis and Clark Kite exhibit in the Billings airport appeared in “The Billings Outpost” . It features a kite made by Harold “kitesquid” Ames featuring Thomas Jefferson. Harold is a regular poster on the kitebuilder.com forums, and has chronicled the building of his kite Read more →