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COME FLY WITH US

Flying kites is an uplifting event!  Kites can be a hobby, sport, art, science project, or social event – sometimes all at the same time.  Kites are fun to fly and beautiful to watch. Kite flying is a great activity for children of all ages. There is a real sense of freedom transcending borders when you fly. Flying kites crosses cultures, generations, age groups, social groups, and nations.

Kite flying is a wonderful and peaceful pastime. Kiting is for everyone — whether you’re a child who just built your first kite out of newspaper and twigs or a competitive sport kite flier who spends every available minute practicing your craft. We all share the same love of kite flying.

 

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THERE'S SOMETHING IN KITING FOR EVERYONE

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We are men, women, adults, and children from all walks of life. Our interests run from kite building to multi-line kite competition, from miniature kites to aerial photography, and more.

The AKA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing kiting with the world.

Our purpose is to educate the public in the art, history, technology, and practice of building and flying kites – to advance the joys and values of kiting in all nations.