History of this kite is about 300 years old. Moreover, it’s the oldest form of aircraft. It originated / invented in China about 300 years ago. The passing of wind through the pipes creates a whistling sound which caused enemy troops to panic and flee. So, kites had important role in classical Chinese military.
Kite is named after a beautiful bird. The title”Kite” comes in the soaring bird, the kite. It is the combination of several things. Bamboo, light wood, aluminum and reeds may be used for making the frame of kite. Frame of the kite is the most significant and depending factor. Another most important ingredient of it’s string or line (locally called manja). Cotton is most suitable ingredient for making of the line or string, though nylon and polyester can also be utilized. However, polyester and nylon is comparatively dangerous and also prohibited in Pakistan.
Flying of kites aren’t vital for everyone, however, it is certainly something that we enjoy and can relate to so many ways. The parents buy kites for their children in their vacations. A few of the kites are so large and are in the shape of a sharks and snakes. These kites have really long tails that whips in the wind also. Recently, there is a revival of kite festivals all over. One can see fascinating designs of colorful kites of various shapes and sizes during these festivals. Its lovers have established clubs and organize competitions of kite flying.
Strategy behind Kite
It’s interesting to know how kites fly. The combination of force, drag and gravity keeps it in the air. It has to be flown in such a way that its angle against the wind, known as the angle of attack, provides maximum lift to conquer both gravity and drag. The angle of attack could be controlled by one or more short lines known as the bridles. Flying of kite is really simple and amazing. The end lift it up into the air fast. If there’s enough series to let, the kite goes as large as it want to go. It got a little more difficult to control in the atmosphere because the wind kept it tugging. It was so peaceful to just watch it sway back and forth in the breeze.
Kite flying is quite a sport of all in Pakistan. It is fairly inexpensive and one does not need to depend upon whatever special-play fields or even a team to enjoy it. Like the free flight of somebody’s imagination, dreams, aspirations and ambition, kite flying gives a discharge to the instinctive desire to fly high in the skies.