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Types of kites

Types of kites

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.

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