Dragon kite

by Phil Sinclair
(Cornwall U.K.)

Dragon in flight.

Dragon in flight.

This 23 ft dragon kite took me about 4 months to design and make and over 30 hrs to sew it. I have shown it in the past at Weymouth and Bristol kite festivals. Hope you like it!

Comments for Dragon kite

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Thanks
by: Phil Sinclair

Many thanks for all of your great comments on my dragon kite. Am now finishing off a devil kite of similar size.

Looks excellent!
by: Anonymous

My LARP (Live Action Role-Playing) group and I would like a dragon kite for ambience. I remember my brother making a non-dragon kite out of something that resembles tin foil, but was much lighter. Do you know what that might be?

WOW
by: Blazingdragon8

It looks impossible to make! I've spent hours trying to make a kite and ended with a small white kite that barely even soars five feet. I wish I could make a kite like that.

(T.P. - try one of my Simple Series kites. The Diamond, Delta or Sled. They all take less than an hour to make, and fly pretty well. See 'Simple Kites' near the top left of this page...)

Bristol International Kite Festival 2011
by: Phil

Thanks for all your nice comments about my Dragon. I took it to the Bristol International Kite Festival on 4th Sept this year 2011 and flew it with the other public who had kites. They loved it and were filming and taking pics of it.

Wow
by: Tuesday

wow how do u make kites its like impossible wen i try it ur da best tht kite iz soooooo awesome :D

Very Nice
by: Anonymous

It looks so nice in the picture. When actually fly that moment is different, full of happiness.

Awesome
by: Raimo

beytyful

COOL
by: Anonymous100034

AAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWEEEEEEESSSSSSOOOOOOMMMMMEEEEEEEEEE

nice kite
by: Anonymous


hi! how nice ur kite is!
i wish i can learn it too!

Dragon
by: Tony

I like it a lot. How much are you selling a replica if so?

hey spop
by: Anonymous

i love your kite lol

WOW
by: Ambilla

Hi ur kite is tha bomb man it is so cool
I was like what the hell my gosh that is the most coolest kite ive eva seen in my life man that is so cool.

Must of been a big challenge that is awesome.

Dragon kite as twin line
by: Wayne

Your kite looks great. Imagine that as a twin line stunt kite. Would look pretty cool diving left and right.

Awesome!
by: Karin

Your dragon kite would fit so nicely with the unit about dragons that I teach. :-)

Love dragons
by: Karen

Wow! Very creative!

BEST KITE
by: Kite

Man that is one awesome kite.
I never had saw kite that BIG it is real neat!

Dragonheart Kite
by: Ferdz08

Great kite! I love its color and the details are
excellent! I wish to have one.

Awesome!
by: Anonymous

Awesome!

Striking!
by: Tim Parish

Great photo Phil, thanks! I'm sure your Dragon kite attracts a lot of interest wherever you fly it. People down at the local park would be blown away...

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to YOUR Pictures Of Kites!.

 

What's New!

  1. First Time Hoisting A Camera

    Oct 30, 14 06:00 AM

    An old flight report featuring the big Multi-Dowel Barn Door kite. Getting a camera in the air for the first time is a memorable thing! There's always more to learn about taking aerial photos...

    Read More








Apologies for this site's current lack of video when viewed on mobile devices...

For now, please view this site on a Desktop or Laptop computer to see the videos. And there's plenty of them!

 

 

E-books

Kite-making e-book: Simplest Dowel Kites

This one's FREE
Download it now!


Kite e-book: Making The MBK Dowel Diamond Kite

Download
"Making The
MBK Dowel Diamond Kite"
(see flight video!)


Kite e-book: Making The MBK Dowel Delta Kite

Download
"Making The
MBK Dowel Delta Kite"
(see flight video!)


Kite e-books: The Big MBK Book Bundle

Download the
"MBK Book Bundle"





E-book
Testimonials

(unedited)

"Love the easy to understand step by step instructions, made from next to nothing materials and above all so much fun to fly... cheers Tim for sharing your well thought out pdf kite designs with the whole world.

Very satisfying making your own and watching them get air-born for the first time."

_________________

"I've just bought your super e-book and spent most of last night pouring through all the great stuff in it!

Very detailed and USEFUL information - thanks for such a great book."

_________________

"30+ years ago, I tried making a kite using the 'instructions' in a free kite-safety booklet. What a disappointment for a young boy.

 Your instructions and methods are wonderful. You help the builder to focus on accuracy, without making it hard. Also, you use materials that are durable, yet cheap!"

_________________

"omg i made a kite from this site and i fly it ....... booom i didnt expect this bc in the other sites instuction are trash

thank you"