As a further lifting surface, a very simple expedient offers itself in the shape of a duct built on the box-kite principle.
Now you'll catch it,' I said, as the herald gusts set the big drum rolling down the street like a box-kite.
Their first machines depended for lateral stability on the vertical panels of the box-kite structure.
The trick with the dummy and the box-kite proved very effective, as far as Sid Joffy was concerned.
The picture of aeroplanes at the close of this year recalls the Japanese box-kite.
A few hundred feet above the trees within the wall, a box-kite was straining at its rope in the rising gale.
He was the originator of the familiar “box-kite,” which flies so steadily even in a strong breeze.
It still had its “box-kite” tail and its upright curtains between the main planes.