Cover of: The Tao of kiteflying | Harm van Veen

The Tao of kiteflying

the dynamics of tethered flight
  • 55 Pages
  • 1.27 MB
  • English
Aeolus Press , Randallstown, Md., USA
Kites., Aerodyna
Statementwriting and illustrations by Harm van Veen ; cover illustration, Hans van Helden.
LC ClassificationsTL759 .V44 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL964070M
ISBN 10093731501X
LC Control Number96000293

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