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A kite tail with small, tuned, flutes along the length. As the
kite flies, it sings. The turbulent air behind the kite would
mean that the volume of each flute would rise and fall
randomly, making music on the wind.
||I think [xandram] did a take on this. Gimme a sec.
||Crap... It's gone now along with its links. It was called 'Aeolian kites' if I remember correctly and if you google that, you'll see that it goes back to ancient China.
Pretty cool though.
||I've often heard my kite string whistling in the wind, but I
searched for flutes, or soundmakers as part of the tail and
found nothing. If it's baked, or prior art, feel free to mark
||[+] it's great. Don't MFD. Related Chinese peactice:
fastening these types of flutes to pigeons, so that they
leave a semi-harmonized trail when flying in flock. It's
||I don't like marking for deletion. I didn't mark that idea and I ain't marking this'n neither. I like it.