Types of kites
How many types of kites are there? The variety of shapes and sizes of the kites is incalculable. A very simple and widespread classification among many kite enthusiasts and professionals, divides them into three major categories: single-line kites, acrobatic kites and traction kites.
But the reality is that there are numerous types of comets if we look at different criteria:
Number of lines: single line, two, three and four line kites.
Behavior in the flight: static, dynamic or kinetic comets, active, gliding, acrobatic, traction and combat kites.
Control form: kites with clamping lines and radio control.
Place where they fly: outdoor and indoor (indoor) kites.
Material with which they are built: paper kites, cloth, silk, feathers, plant materials, plastic, tyvek or ripstop.
Type of users: kites for children, for adults and for professionals.
Mode of construction: craft, industrial and artistic kites.
Size: can be from minicometas of a few centimeters to giant kites of tens of meters. A kite of less than 30 cm is considered small, of medium size up to 3 m, large above this measurement and giant if it measures several tens of meters.
Structure: flat, cellular, parafoil, inflatable, single layer or sheet and rotating kites.
Type of wind for which they are designed: zero, soft, medium or strong wind kites.
Use: can be leisure, sports, aerial photography, fishing, falconry, military, rescue, to practice various sports, energy generation, night LEDs, etc.
Number of comets: simple kites, kite trains, laundry lines, centipedes and dragons.
Origin of its design: Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, etc. kites
Form: the classification would be enormous, comets with geometric, artistic shapes, with figures of animals, shaped things, tetrahedral, asymmetric, etc.