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Hybrids and other anomalies

Sometimes there are kites that blur the line between categories. 

What of delta-Conyne or delta-box?  These kites have a rigid center section and delta wings that are shaped by the wind in flight. 

While traditional delta kites are dynamic-surface kites, the modern sport kite has standouts which make the sail completely taunt to hold the shape of the kite fixed, instead of letting the wind effect the shape of the sail. Thus the modern sport-kite is a multi-surface kite instead of dynamic-surface kite. There are other delta derivatives that qualify as single-surface kites.

Is the Chinese dragon really a dynamic-surface kite or a single-surface stack of kites? 

 

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