power kite


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Related to power kite: stunt kite, Traction kite

power kite

n.
A parafoil controlled by a line or lines attached to a control bar and often a harness, flown as a source of pull in sports such as kiteboarding. Also called traction kite.
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The new FamilyFilter division was announced to the public during the 19th Annual Dixie Power Kite Festival held April 21st at Dixie State University.
This airborne wind energy concept is called "crosswind kite power/drag power" [1] or sometimes also "onboard power generation"; "continuous power generation"; "fly-gen"; or "airborne wind turbine" (whereby, here, this term is used for an onboard wind turbine of a drag power kite).
This ancient Polynesian sport, where you are strapped on a modified surfboard and given the controls to an inflatable power kite, is now very popular in Bahrain.
Kite and paddle boarding Kite boarding, stand-up paddle boarding and beach power kite flying are three activities which can be experienced on the Eyre Peninsula.
A flats fisherman rigs a $100 power kite to harness the wind.
Topsy kite, suitable from six years, is pounds 4.95 at John Lewis Wild Wolf Ridley's Mini Power Kite, suitable for age 6+ with supervision, is pounds 9.25 from amazon.co.uk Kite T-shirt, three months to three years, from pounds 10, John Lewis Paint Your Own Kite, suitable for children age from five years, pounds 11.26, Tesco Direct Poppy seaside scene blue bone china mug, pounds 7.95, poppychildren.co.uk Keyring kite, pounds 9.11 from www.play.com Premier Easy Flyer Tommy Cat kite, pounds 19.99, kiteworld.co.uk Kite and clouds blue cord dress by Wild Things Funky Little Dresses, avialble for ages six months to six years, pounds 39, notonthehighstreet.com FLYING HIGH: Evie and Lily Smith, from Norton, fly their kite at mima in Middlesbrough
Try your hand at power kite flying at Airbossworld's Airfield It's often said there's no greater thrill than flying a kite and where better to have a go than at the biggest kite park in the UK.
'Kite-surfing, basically, is strapping yourself to a rather large power kite and a board on your feet.
The next stop will be Namibia, Africa, where the team expects to provide electricity to a small settlement in 2010 with a 1-kilowatt power kite and wind measurement system.
Shaun Partridge, 17, was flying the four metrelong power kite near his home in Ilkeston, Derbys, when a gust of wind took him to rooftop height.
On March 21, a power kite landed near the same spot, with its strings draped over the lines.