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The Aerodynamic Forces of Kite Flying

Even though there are many shapes and sizes of kites, the aerodynamic forces that act on a kite are always the same. There are complete books written about the science of aerodynamics, and I'm not going to try and replicate it here. I am, however, going to try and explain the aerodynamic forces on a kite as simply as possible.

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Kite Safety

It is very important to keep safety in mind when you go out to the kite field. Kite flying is a fun sport, but can easily turn dangerous if you do not follow some safety procedures.

As a kiteflyer, it is your responsibility to make sure you fly safely. Please try to use common sense and follow some of the tips below to prevent damage to property or injury to yourself or a bystander.

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