Washington State International Kite Festival

’89 was the 8th annual so 2018 must be ❓ annual Largest Kite Fest in the World 🙂

 W.S.I.K.F.

Long Beach, Washington USA

Third full week of August yearly

1989 at the WSIKF Ernie won the award for the largest & longest flying ‘seniors’ flotsam / jetsam kite making contestHe was only given a small roll of tape & 50 foot of stringDad was even interviewed by NPR after

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Dad flying his prize winning Kite with a 2 mile “train” in the background ascending into the overcast ❗️

25,000 ft aviation No Fly Zone over Kite Festival❗️

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1989 largest kite in the world (tethered with a backhoe)

from Holland

WSIKF shirt

https://washekoda.com/2017/08/26/washington-state-international-kite-festival/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_State_International_Kite_Festival