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RealMedia: Peter Powell himself talking about his stunt kites


Peter Powell Kites

The hills and open spaces of Britain became over-crowded and chaotic with the trend of 1976. Kite-flying became the coolest skill to have and Peter Powell was the man responsible.

He made stunt kites that became popular with the ordinary person - no expert skill was needed but adults and children alike often ended up with a degree of talent for the sport.

He made loop-the-loop look easy and found fame by floating his granny up into the air in one of his kites.


1976 Toys: Peter Powell Kites | Biolater | Raw Power


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