Hong Kong Fighter Kite Reels (Contemporary used in competition)

Collection Name: This item was entered by Ali. They assume full responsibility for all content.
Artist or Author: S. Suman
Creation Year: 2013
Summary: These reels were first seen while in India, used in competition by a Hong Kong fighter kite team. They are not commercially made and sold, only made by competitive Hong Kong teams. These reels allowed the flyers to move their reels at a much faster rate, thus giving them an advantage in competition. Photos were supplied by S. Suman.
Type: Photo/s
Geographic: Peoples Republic of China
Kite Type: Accessory
Significance: Sport
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