Fig. 2. Giant Kite built of Triangular Cells. The superstructure consists of seventy kites, like the one in Fig. 1, tied together at the corners and arranged in two sets of thirty-five kites each. Each of these kites was tested individually before being combined and found to fly well by itself. There are a total of 840 triangular cells in the giant kite. The total length of the kite is 29.5 feet. The picture shows the kite rising into the air.
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