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In that catalog, paper kites are present on only a single page of the 30-page catalog, and then only in the small 30" X 24" format. So the small-format paper kites were in fact the last Hi-Flier paper kites to survive the long slide into plastic. The small Hi-Flier diamond kites were absolutely wonderful flyers.
DIY Paper Kites: Windy afternoon and nothing to do? Make a paper kite. With a few simple office supplies laying around the apartment, you can make your own custom one-of-a-kind paper kite in a few hours. You will need: String (butchers twine works well or button.