AKS Information

The Australian Kiteflyers Society was formed by kite-flyers in 1978 to foster and encourage the timeless art of kite flying. The society's aims are to promote safe kite flying and to share the skills of its members through workshops and public demonstrations. The society also stages a number of kiting events and competitions for single, dual and quad line flyers. The AKS has members all over Australia and internationally who are kept informed of kiting events through the society's magazine Flying High.
The activities of the society include:
- regular fly-ins each month
- presenting The Festival of the Winds, Australia's largest kiteflying event, in conjunction with Waverly Council, at Bondi Beach annually.
Members Receive:
- Information via our website and our members newsletter Flying High which lists sources of kites, building  materials, flying locations.
- kite books at special prices.
- insurance coverage for public liability at official A.K.S. functions and fly-ins.

Membership is available to individuals and families for $45 per year
and to organisations for $60 per year.