Hoosier Kitefliers Society


The Hoosier Kitefliers Society promotes kiting by planning and coordinating kite activities, kite workshops, and kite demonstrations in conjunction with other community events. Please explore this website to learn more and plan to attend one or more of our activities. If you need more information, use our contact page to get in touch with one of our leaders.

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Kitebuilding Workshop in Shipshewana Windjammers kite team in Shipshewana Display at State Museum Dual-Line Coaching HKS Rokkaku Merritt Beck kites at Beck Memorial Fly

A volunteer helps children build a kite at an HKS workshop during a kite festival in Shipshewana.

The Windjammers International Kite team performs at a kite festival in Shipshewana.

HKS set up a kite display at the Indiana State Museum for Father's Day, 2011.

HKS member Dick Claycomb coaches relatively new member Peggy Farlow on dual-line sport kite flying.

A rokkaku kite custom-sewn by an HKS member.

Some Merritt Beck kites on display at the annual Merritt Beck Memorial Fun Fly

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South Bend TV Station Covers Kite Komotion

ABC 57 video journalist Daryl Bjoraas put together this story about the 2013 Kite Komotion kite festival in Shipeshewana, Indiana. Please be patient ... the video might require some time to load. Alternatively, view it on the TV station's website.

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American Kitefliers Association (AKA) – Kites, Kite Flying, Education and Community

  • Please take a second to welcome the Board of Directors for 2017-2018. We will be doing features on not only...

  • For the full totals please logon to the members only page. President – Nic O’Neill Regional Directors Region 2 –...

  • Daily Mass Ascensions Coordinator: Phil Broder Tuesday – Saturday, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Field 1 Tue – Rokkakus and...

  • MEDIA CONTACT Daniel Prentice Kiting Magazine Editor & Executive Director xd@aka.kite.org   Press Release: American Kitefliers Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dreams...

  • Are you packing for Convention? Are you trying to decide what kites you will want to fly. Here, let me...

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