Bell Kites

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: Paul Chapman
Creation Year: 1995
Width: 8.5 inches
Height: 11 inches
Summary: This is the publication, WWI Aero, the journal of the early aeroplane. In this issue, Paul Chapman of England writes about Alexander Graham Bell's Kites. The story covers Bell's history and takes this into a personal account with the Chapman's own constructions of Bell Tetrahedral kites. Complete with photos and drawings. WWI Aero NO 147 Index #143-146 February 1995
Type: Article
Geographic: United States
Kite Type: Box\Cellular
Materials: Dowel, Ripstop, Silk, Cotton
Significance: Historical, Scientific
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WWI Aero, the Journal of the Early Aeroplane, No 147