25 Human made Flying Machines

#24 – Early kites

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From the beginning of the time and even in the modern era, kites were considered as the symbol of hope. Man knew it wasn’t easy to fly, so a small object that can be flown know as “kite” was developed in China, conceivably as far back in the fifth century BC by Mozi (additionally Mo Di) and Lu Ban (likewise Gongshu Ban). These leaf kites were built by extending silk over a split bamboo. The earlier Chinese kites were level, meaning that they were not bent and are usually rectangular. During that lifetime, different societies embraced the gadget, with some of them considerably facilitating the development of this basic flying machine. An example is a man conveying kite are accepted to have existed in ancient China and Japan.