Wise, 1897, Experiments with kites

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Some kite experiences including a communications system using color displays (flags, or flares for nighttime). Dependence on wind being the greatest problem with kites.

In a series between Millet, 1897, Scientific kite-flying and Eddy, 1897, Photographing from kites.

Original title Experiments with kites
Simple title Experiments with kites
Authors Hugh D. Wise
Date 1897
Countries FR
Languages fr
Keywords kite, meteorology, Lawrence Hargrave, J.K. Cree, William A. Eddy, communications, fun, military
Journal Century Mag.
Related to aircraft? 1
Page count 9
Word count
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  • Brockett 1910, page 896, entry 12944: Wise, H. D. Experiments with kites. Century Mag., Vol. 54, No. 1 (May 1897), New York, pp. 78-86, ills. 9. (12944
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