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Kite Lines – Vol. 10 No. 4 (Spring-Summer 1994)

Description Cover Story: Kite speed on the water, with Pierre Fabre looking into the Wipicat system of French sailor/inventors Bruno and Dominique Legaignoux. Features: Discovering the kites of South America, with Mel Govig in Colombia and Pierre Fabre in Brazil; a Buggy Bonanza, including Michèle Velthuizen-de Vries on the 1st Buggy Boogie Thang at Lake […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 10 No. 3 (Winter 1993)

Description Cover Story: The Great Southwest Kite Camp Caravan by George Peters, cover photo by Pierre Fabre of his own giant Playsail. Features: Spellbinding kites by the North Sea, text by Kari Cress and Mel Govig, photos by Kari Cress, plus Fanø by Peter Whitehead; the AKA convention in Seaside, OR by Valerie Govig; the […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 10 No. 2 (Summer-Fall 1993)

Description Cover Story: Kites in the shadows of the pyramids, with Pierre Fabre in Cairo, Egypt. Features: István Bodóczky of Hungary, professor of asymmetrical kites, a profile by Valerie Govig; shocks bumps and thrills in India, with Jon Burkhardt and Frits Jansma; Mel Govig on the 68th Sac City (IA) Kiwanis Kite Tournament, the oldest […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 10 No. 1 (Spring 1993)

Description Cover Story: The soul-lifting kites of Guatemala, an All Saints Day tradition, article and photos by Michael P. Tourigny. Features: Pierre Fabre on an auction of celebrity-made rokkakus to raise money against AIDS in France; making a family of fighter kites by Ed Alden; Simon Freidin on the 2d West Java International Kite Festival; […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 9 No. 4 (Winter 1992-93)

Description Cover Story: Three days in May at Hamamatsu, Japan, with George Peters on the festival of all fighting festivals. Features: Painting kites from a can, by Chris Dunlop; kite power comes of age, a guide to safety, skills and equipment in traction kiting by Nop Velthuizen; a fistful of fighter kites by Mel Govig […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 9 No. 3 (Fall 1992)

Description Cover Story: Kiting in Europe: The Coloriamo I Cieli in Castiglione del Lago, Italy, by Valerie Govig, plus side trips by Mel Govig to – Barcelona’s Euro-Olympic Kite Festival and Le Cervoling in Le Touquet,` France, and Joel Scholz at the Dove Soffia it Vento (Where the Wind Blows) festival in Ostia, Italy; Features: […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 9 No. 2 (Spring-Summer 1992)

Description Cover Story: Profile by Pierre Fabre of French kitemaker André Cassagnes, regarded as “the father of French kiting.” Features: Mel Govig at the 3rd Biennial Thai International Kite Festival; George Peters at an impromptu “Natural Fibers Kite Festival on Tarutao Island in Thailand; Bill Tyrrell on testing the atmosphere over Christmas Island with kites; […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 9 No. 1 (Winter 1991-92)

Description Cover Story: The 1991 AKA convention in Jacksonville, FL, with cover photo by Valerie Govig of Bobby Stanfield’s winning kite. Features: Anne Sloboda on painting ripstop; Marianne Nielsen on Ventomania in Gubbio, Italy, with Pietro Livi photos. Departments: Letter from the Publisher: measuring the recession’s effect on kiting; Whars New: Kites: the Rotating Box […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 8 No. 4 (Summer-Fall 1991)

Description Cover: The great kites of Japan, as chronicled in a 12-stop tour by Pierre Fabre. Features: How to fight a rokkaku kite battle, by Rick Kinnaird and the Kite Lines staff; a Simon Freidin journal: from the Cervoling Kite Festival in Le Touquet France, the Kite Society of Great Britain Convention and Weymouth International […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 8 No. 3 (Spring 1991)

Description Cover Photo: The 1,200-seam cellular kite of Italy’s Silvio Maccherozzi. Features: David Gomberg on kite pin collecting; Tal Streeter on the whistling kites of Nantong, China; William G. Wing on estimating angles of flight; David G. Dobbs on a 4th of July kite memory. Departments: Letter from the Publisher: on the environmental aspects of […]

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