Kite Plans & Links
page is here is just a small compilation of links for making power kites
There are many plans to be found out on the internet and if you're
looking for single and dual line plans then maybe a good
place to start is
here or the plans
page at Peter Peter's site.
- plans by Henry Kaulk
Eliminator - 2-6M range of traction foils
FoilMaker - traction design software
High AR - Gene Matocha's design site
Kitecraft - Eugene Visser
The Traction Kite Design Zone
Design Theory of dual line traction foils
Slow Brain - Sylvian Bouju
Stainless Steel Buggy - Frans Nijhuis
The QR (Quick Release) Buggy - Gene Matocha
Some other buggy plans on the net
Nasa Para Wing
& Flywork - Peter De Jong
The Enhanced Nasa Wing
NPW-5 (Nasa Para Wing Model 5)
- single skin traction kite
This list of books is by
no means complete. These are just the few I think will be of help in
making your own kite for traction purposes.
Kites I - Servaas van der Horst / Nop Velthuizen
Plan for the Speedfoil (like a Flexifoil).
Kites II - Servaas van der Horst / Nop Velthuizen
Plans for various foils, buggies, boats, harness etc.
Kites And Windsocks - Jim Rowlands
Excellent info on sewing foils and rigging.