Buffalo News – Kiting the Mega Moon

LEWISTON – An enormous scuba diver in a black wet suit filled the sky above Reservoir State Park on Saturday to the delight of more than 5,000 visitors at the second annual Niagara International Kite Festival.
Then the wind finally picked up, and the 400-pound Mega Moon, the largest kite in the world, slowly lifted into the cloudless blue sky.

It took a team of eight to get Mega Moon to rise Saturday, and once it was skyward, it took a lot to keep it from drifting away. The kite was held down by several struggling enthusiasts gripping ropes and a 20-ton braided line attached to a dump truck filled with two tons of bricks.

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  2 comments for “Buffalo News – Kiting the Mega Moon

  1. saF
    11 October, 2006 at 1:03 pm

    Bill I think the link to the “Buffalo News” article is not correct. You had better check it.

    saF

  2. saF
    11 October, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Works now!

    saF

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