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Multi-Surface Kites

Multi-surface or dimensional kites have sails in more than one geometric plane which provide lift to the kite. Multi-surface kites are thus three-dimensional. Like single-surface kites they are rigid in form. Kites of this type include box, cellular, facet, tetrahedral, Cody and their variations.


Multi-surface kites are challenging to make as miniatures because small variations in constructions can create catastrophic issues with flight.  Also, the weight of the three-dimensional frame to the overall size of the kite can be problematic to do in miniature. 

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