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Alexander Graham Bell’s Cygnet Kite

2007 marks the centennial of the construction and flight of Alexander Graham Bell’s Cygnet kite. This 3,393 celled tetrahedral kite was the culmination of years of pioneering kite experiments that …

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Fano 1999 Alexander Graham Bell Symposium

Fano 1999 had the best weather in the 15 year history of the kitefliers’ meeting. Only one day was washed out by the showers, so typical on this small Danish …

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Alexander Graham Bell

In the late 19th century, dozens of clever scientist around the world sensed that the invention of the airplane was approaching and that kites would be a key element on …

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Alexander Graham Bell’s Kite Tutorial: Smithsonian Curator Recalls a Lifetime in Aeronautics

Marian Frelicher: "Would you tell us something of your early years?"

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Alexander Graham Bell

Canadian Bell experimented extensively with tetrahedral kites in his quest of powered, controlled flight. His kite experiments culminated in the giant Cygnet, with 3300 cells. His Aerial Experiment Association, including …

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Alexander Graham Bell

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Alexander Graham Bell An Inventive Life

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Alexander Graham Bell Tetrahedral kite frame

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Drachen Foundation Newsletter: September 2006

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Drachen Foundation Newsletter: November 2006

Featured Archive Item: Bell Tetrahedral Cells & the Bell Tetra Challenge After his description of Bell’s Sable Island kite in the last newsletter, DF Board President Scott Skinner discusses Bell’s …

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