Anatomy of a Kite

 


  1. Tow Point
  2. Leading Edge
  3. Trailing Edge
  4. Bridle Lines
  5. Keel
  6. Cross Stick or Spar
  7. Nose
  8. Center Stick or Spine
  9. Stand Off
  10. Baton
Global Wind Patterns

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Material courtesy of the Principles of Aeronautics
Compiled by David Gomberg.
Copyright © 2008 Gomberg Kite Productions International Inc. All rights reserved.