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Kite Lines – Vol. 13 No. 2 (Winter 1999-2000)

Description DIEPPE: New sightings! by Pierre Fabre | BIKE & KITE DREAMTOUR of Western America by J.J. Toepfer | VERDUN’s last Rendez-Vous? | Who can fly the TUKKAL FIGHTER? by Tania Berger | SKY GALLERY: Delicacies by Philippe Cottenceau | TRACTION GETS WET! Power kites and modified surfboards by Dean Jordan | LAST GOODBYES: Mel […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 13 No. 1 (Spring 1999)

Description JAPAN: Old, new & glorious by Valerie Govig | KITE COLOR: New techniques with a spray can by Kurt Eby| BRRRRR! Skiting for frozen fun – from the Antarctic expert Eric Philips | The FLOW FORM: From chute to kite, how the soft kite classic came to be by Kathy Sutton | SKY GALLERY: […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 12 No. 4 (Winter 1997-98)

Description Shining kites of Malaysia by Pierre Fabre, En Fest for Børn in Copenhagen Denmark by Mel Govig, Still flying – Brookite by Paul Chapman, The Importance of being grounded by George Peters, Postcards from Uchinada by David Gomberg, Kite experiences around the world, new traction foils, a three-line stunter, two-or-four radical hybrid and a […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 12 No. 3 (Spring-Summer 1997)

Description 20th Anniversary Issue! Cover Story The Tosa Dako of Japan, likely ancestor of the delta kite, article and story by Pierre Fabre. Features: A guided kite tour of India (by Tal Streeter; the buggy scene at Berrow Beach, England (by Zöe Harris and Andrew Beattie); more proof that George Lawrence used kites to lift […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 12 No. 2 (Fall-Winter 1996)

Description Cover Photo: Grand National Champion kite at the AKA convention, Tanna Haynes’ “Lady of the Clouds,” photo by Valerie Govig. Features: Kites in museums around the world, including Davis, CA (by Stuart Allen), Haifa, Israel (by Yael Bat Adam) and Indianapolis (by Bret Waller and Tal Streeter); the rescue of some historic Gibson Girl […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 12 No. 1 (Summer 1996)

Description Cover Story: The Isegran Dragefestival in Fredrikstad, Norway, a party of kite sharing, article and photos by Mel Govig. Features: Kite fishing in Indonesia, by Eiji Ohashi; the Kite Festival at Berck-sur-Mer, France, by Craig Wilson with photos by Wilson and David Gomberg; St. Elmo’s Fire on kite lines, by Jan Fischer; a Kite […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 11 No. 4 (Winter-Spring 1996)

Description Cover Story: The kites of Nepal, by Stephen C. Lowe and Nirmal M. Tuladhar, with beautiful photos by Lowe. Features: (new series) Post cards from David Gomberg: report from Fanø in Denmark; reader response to the question, “What Is a Kite?”; mushing in Greenland behind kites, not dogs, by Eric Phillips; Ed Grauel on […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 11 No. 3 (Summer-Fall 1995)

Description Cover: “The Chicago Bulls” of Curaçao (cover photo by Mel Govig) and a roundup of international festivals: Simon Freidin in New Zealand, Mel Govig in Curaçao, Pierre Fabre and George Peters in Israel, Mel Govig in Italy and Valerie Govig in Canada. Features: A chronology of kite art exhibits around the world; Valerie Govig […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 11 No. 2 (Winter-Spring 1995)

Description Cover Story: The spirit of Dieppe, with Simon Freidin at the 8th Biennial International Kite Festival, including cover photo of Aimé Barsalou. Features: Simon Freidin at the Lawrence Hargrave Centenary Fly in Australia (with Helen Bushell photos); Drakfesten ’94, the kite fly in Stockholm, by István Bodóczky with photos by Beppe Arvidson and Marton […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 11 No. 1 (Fall 1994)

Description Cover Story: The kites, art and ideas of Joan Montcada of Catalonia, Spain, as explained and photographed by the kitemaker. Features: Mel Govig at the first-ever kitesailing regatta, a part of the Dove Sofia II Vento festival at Ostia, Italy; Pierre Fabre at the new Shirone Giant Kite and History Museum, Japan, with a […]

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