128 pages, 13x20,5 cm, soft cover
ISBN 0951-98450-0-3 in English
Author Marten Bondestam, published
If you like kites as a fun hobby
and at home make some from odds and ends, this book is for
you. There is a great variety of models, most simple and
all well designed. All seem good flyers. You will make small
ones for children and large ones for adults. There are some
with really special and decorated kites. On all of them
there are tips to make them. There are also tips for flying.
If you are a trained kiter, you
will be surprised that such kites are built so easily with
plastic sheets and adhesive tape. It will give you more
ideas and will excite your imagination. You will be eager
to make some of them, and you will enhance the making described
with common materials.
It is a very unusual book, full
of enthusiasm, as is its author. Everything he does is a
flying success. Make one of his kites and follow his way
is a good experience and his advice on one kite could be
very useful for others.
There is the description of his
no tape sledge which he patented. There is everything to
make kite flying a feast, including miniature kites and
stunt kites which he calls dancing kites: a real programme!