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Kites fill sky at Airport Days

 

July 27, 2022

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

GETTING A GREAT glide on with a kite she purchased in China is Catherine Piotrowski of Milwaukee. She belongs to the Wisconsin Kiters Club, whose members provided demos, workshops and general tips on Saturday in conjunction with the past weekend's Airport Days at King's Land O'Lakes Airport in Wisconsin.

By P.J. GLISSON

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LAND O'LAKES, Wis. - Kites were flying high on Saturday as members of the Wisconsin Kiters Club provided demonstrations and workshops in conjunction with the past weekend's Airport Days at King's Land O'Lakes Airport in Wisconsin.

"I love this kite," said Catherine Piotrowski of Milwaukee as she prepared to launch her device that was designed to look like a gigantic Chinese fan.

In fact, Piotrowski said she bought the kite from a man who was in the midst of flying it in China.

The Chinese man did not know English, and Piotrowski did not know Chinese,...



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