a boy's kite with great vigour and at a high speed.
In this case the under surface of the kite is made to strike the still air.
The military order of Japan is the Order of the Golden Kite, founded in 1890, in seven classes.
The badge has an elaborate design; it consists of a star of purple, red, yellow, gold and silver rays, on which are displayed old Japanese weapons, banners and shields in various coloured enamels, the whole surmounted by a golden kite with outstretched wings.
A southern portion of this zone, comprising a narrow strip along the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida and up the Atlantic coast to South Carolina, is semi-tropical, and is the northernmost habitation of several small mammals, the alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), the ground dove, white-tailed kite, Florida screech owl and Chapman s night-hawk.
"That woman could blow this entire enterprise higher than a kite in a wind storm," Quinn said.
He had just constructed a boat that could be propelled by a kite with the wind in its favor, and one day he tried experiments to see if he could steer the kite against the wind.
It must tread with its wings and rise upon the air as a swimmer upon the water, or as a kite upon the wind.
Dr. Bell said "No!" with great confidence, and the kite was sent up.
If two boys attempt to fly a kite in a calm, the one must hold up the kite and let go when the other runs.
About the same time that Franklin was making his kite 1 See Sir Oliver Lodge, " Lightning, Lightning Conductors and Lightning Protectors," Journ.
Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
The corners of the handkerchief were tied to the extremities of the cross, and when the body of the kite was thus formed, a tail, loop and string were added to it.
If, however, a stiff autumn breeze be blowing, it suffices if the boy who formerly ran when the kite was let go stands still.
long upheld by a box kite, and, employing a sensitive coherer and telephone as a receiver, he was able, on December 12, 1901, to hear " S " signals on the Morse code, consisting of three dots, which he had arranged should be sent out from Poldhu at stated hours, according to a preconcerted programme, so as to leave no doubt they were electric wave signals sent across the Atlantic and not accidental atmospheric electric disturbances.
Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
After waiting some time for the erection of a spire at Philadelphia, by means of which he hoped to bring down the electricity of a thunderstorm, he conceived the idea of sending up a kite among thunder-clouds.
The wing reverses instantly and acts as a kite during nearly the entire down and up strokes.
Among birds common in Texas as well as in the other Southern States are the cardinal, golden-fronted woodpecker, Mississippi kite, mourning-dove, and turkey-buzzard.
The wild cat may yet be found in the Highlands, and the polecat, ermine and pine marten still exist, the golden eagle and the white-tailed eagle haunt the wilder and more remote mountainous districts, while the other large birds of prey, like the osprey and kite, are becoming scarce.
In company with his son, Franklin raised the kite like a common one, in the first thunderstorm, which happened in the month of June 1752.
It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.
On the contrary, he will perceive that the under surface of the wing (during the down stroke) invariably looks forwards and forms a true kite with the horizon, the angles made by the kite varying at every part of the down stroke, as shown more particularly at c d e f g, i j k l m of fig.
of fine sewing cotton has been employed to measure the wind velocity passing over a kite, the tension of the cotton being recorded, and this plan has given satisfactory results.
In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
To keep the silk ribbon dry, he stood within a door, taking care that the twine did not touch the frame of the door; and when the thunder-clouds came over the kite he watched the state of the string.
In this case the air in rapid motion strikes the under surface of the kite and forces it up. The string and the hand are to the kite what the weight of the flying creature is to the inclined planes formed by its wings.
The natural kite formed by the wing differs from the artificial kite only in this, that the former is capable of being moved in all its parts, and is more or less flexible and elastic, whereas the latter is comparatively rigid.
The flexibility and elasticity of the kite formed by the natural wing are rendered necessary by the fact that the wing, as already stated, is practically hinged at its root and along its anterior margin, an arrangement which necessitates its several parts travelling at different degrees of speed, in proportion as they are removed from the axes of rotation.
Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.
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Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.
We'll also watch for Common Seal, Red Kite, Osprey and numerous seabirds.
The famous experiment with the kite, proving lightning an electrical phenomenon, was performed by Franklin in June 1752.
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For kites, the person doing kite landboarding has a wide range to choose from.
As a first traction kite we'd recommend either a 3 or 4m kite.
Ben failed totally to get Neil's stunt kite airborne, mind you it was flat calm.
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Do not let your child fly a kite near electricity pylons.
There followed much soul-searching on whether a one-eyed kite could survive in the wild.
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stunt kite airborne, mind you it was flat calm.
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One moment of drama has two Channel-billed toucans appearing to chase a Grey-headed Kite out of a wild nutmeg tree.
traction kite for jumping.
trundled up to the Black Isle for more views of red kite.
undercover investigation was in 1981 by Sarah Kite.
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Quick Turning Speed The extra rear line webbing creates a faster turning kite.
attach any windsock or wind spinner to your kite for added control.
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while over all are heard the raucous caw of the raven (karasu) and the harsh scream of the kite (tombi), between which and the raven there is perpetual feud.
The down and up strokes, as will be seen from this account, cross each other, the wing smiting the air during its descent from above, as in the bird and bat, and during its ascent from below as in the flying fish and boy's kite " (fig.
"The wing strikes the air precisely as a boy's kite would if it were jerked by its string, the only difference being that the kite is pulled forwards upon the wind by the string and the hand, whereas in the insect, bird and bat the wing is pushed forwards on the wind by the weight of the body and the power residing in the pinion itself " (fig.
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One moment of drama has two Channel-billed Toucans appearing to chase a Grey-headed Kite out of a wild nutmeg tree.
It sounds like I should be able to handle the Blade 4.0 for my first traction kite for jumping.
Our full day off was Wednesday when we trundled up to the Black Isle for more views of red kite.
The first undercover investigation was in 1981 by Sarah Kite.
The kite is excellent for huge jumps, technical tricks and extreme unhooked moves.
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This kite has been big enough to lift a friend of mine, who weighs over 100 kg, off of the ground.
The kite winder step is securely fixed with no slackness.
Attach any windsock or wind spinner to your kite for added control.
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Jet skiing, diving and snorkeling, charter fishing, kite boarding, and surfing are some of the exciting water activities to experience.
Tennis, croquet, bocce, squash, canoeing, kite boarding, and rock climbing are just a few of the sports today's seniors are interested in.
Or just go read a book or fly a kite or something.
It uses only the valley fold and the reverse fold and works from the simple kite base.
From these folds, others naturally emerge, such as the kite base from the valley fold or the petal fold from a combination of one valley and two mountain folds.
Kite Base: Another important origami base to try out is the kite base.
You will find the instructions of how to make the kite base in this link.
This will create a kite shape out of the top layer.
Fold the top part of the kite down, and crease the fold.
Your shape now resembles an upside-down kite.
You can wear them for full on scuba diving, or protect your body while you enjoy some extreme water sports like kite and wind surfing.
This can be important when you're participating in a sport like kite sailing, where your arms need maximum flexibility to deal with strong winds.
Beaudry ring settings are lavishly ornate, featuring multiple accent stones in unusual configurations, including trapezoids, kite cuts, and mixed settings.
Just about any time, you can take some time to throw around a football, fly a kite with the kids or build a snowman, depending on the weather.
This kite is a simple version of the standard kite you may pick up during a trip to the store.
Set one sheet of plastic aside for the body of the kite.
Cut the remaining plastic into strips around 3-inches wide to create the ribbon for the kite.
Attach the ribbon by tying it to the skewer at the bottom end of the kite.
To attach the string to the kite, poke a small hole in the plastic at the point where the skewers cross.
This is a simple paper kite that uses easy-to-find materials.
This kite is suitable for kids as young as two years old to make with a little help from an adult.
Consider the lyrics to this song from The Beatles: "For the benefit of Mr. Kite there will be a show tonight on trampolines."
The beach is safe for swimming and also popular for Windsurfing and Kite surfing, with spectacular aerobatics for the spectator.
The kite with the broken wing has returned from Telford and is now in the rehabilitation aviary.
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Not bad for a reasonably heavy displacement Swedish built cruiser without using a kite.
While you're there, take a look at the huge earthwork enclosures of Durrington Walls and the North Kite.
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Local species at risk include the red kite, Scottish crossbill and, from Mexico, the smokey pocket gopher.
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