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The pair of kites in the photo posted by Flying Fish were built in the late 1980's. There is no specific model or name to these examples,and there were no more than 15 or 20 of them made in total.
The kites in the photo were built for a local Doctor and his "friend", and were an enjoyment to make as well as to fly! Given the fact that they were made in the somewhat early era of dual lines, these flew quickly, with turns able to be performed crisply and accurately. Although simple in design, the kites were made with great attention to detail, including all cuts on the ripstop done with a hot knife, seams folded, all sewing backstitched, as well as an equal amount of stitches on the left and right leading edges. I felt that all of this contributed to a kite that was durable, balanced, and fun to fly.
There is an identical kite on display in the Weifang Kite Museum, in China, that was donated by myself on an early trip there in 1989, as I recall.
Thank you for your inquiry, as seeing these again has brought back some fond memories!
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