Bob's and Charmayne's building plans

Jim Davis' Optic Rocket


Many kites built today come about by accident, by combining two different kites; or perhaps by seeing a picture or object and deciding it could be a kite; maybe by wanting a kite made decades ago and no longer available. Many times a kite maker will want the kite to fly in different conditions than the original or just want to tweak a kite. Jim Davis' OPTIC ROCKET  is a  variation of Paul Morgan's "Harlequin” box kite from England. Jim Davis taught his OPTIC ROCKET at one of the first Ft. Worden Kitemakers conferences we attended. We have made several of them since and have sized the little Ft. Worden model up.

With his permission, here are our plans of Jim's kite, in PDF format. A new window will open.

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Optic Rocket