| Centipedes are
kites-trains with a dragon head and a train of
equally dimensioned kite disks. Head and disks are
interconnected with one, mostly three lines.
Centipedes may have enormous tractive power. These
kites gives an attractive and vivid in-flight view,
especially when the wind moves and deforms the kite
train. Centipedes with dragon heads are typical for
this kind of kite and are a specialty of WeiFang.
available in all kinds of sizes: several hundred meters long with huge
heads that may breath
fire (as a kind
of fireworks of course),
and needs a team of operators to manage,
with the help of a thin stick. There are classical ones (see
below), but also centipede kites
with unusual style
kinds of unusual heads.
Just click onto the appropriate link to see the
example in detail.