The AKS Shop

The AKS Shop stocks a range of books and merchandise not available through other channels.

Members may purchase items by contacting our merchandising officer, Karen Gerg by email at

Alternatively, you can mail your order with a cheque to cover the cost of the goods and postage to
The AKS, P.O. Box 129,
Sylvania Southgate, NSW 2224.

NOTE:- Prices subject to change without notice. All prices are in Australian Dollars. A postage and handling charge of $7 applies to all standard parcels.

AKS Hats $25.00
These hats have the recommended 8cm brim for maximum sun protection and are available in Burgundy, Navy, Gun Metal or Khaki.
Sizes are Small, Medium 56 - 57 cm, Large 58 - 59 cm, XLarge 60 - 61 cm and XXL

To celebrate the 21st Festival of the Winds in 1998, a handy carry bag was produced with that year's logo printed on one side.

We have a few left and these are now available for only $5.00.

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This AKS special Festival of the winds spoon is available for $4.50

These AKS key rings are available for $4.50
Great for special give aways at other kite festivals.

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Metal Pins

1998 Festival of theWinds

AKS Logo

1996 Festival of the Winds

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Cloth Patches

AKS Logo

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1998 Festival of the Winds


The Magnificaent Book of Kites

by Eden Maxwell
Regular Price $20
Members Price $15

A rewrite of the book Kiteworks. Some additional information but not many errors corrected, it still is however a very good resource for a lot of traditional and recent kite plans.

Kites: A Practical Handbook

by Ron Moulton
Regular Price $40
Members Price $30

Kites by Ron Moulton is not a first kite book it is designed to build on an existing kiting knowledge. It contains kite plans and information on many well known single line and stunt kites. It has chapters which cover kite aerial photography and parachuting teddy bears

The Tao Of Kiteflying

by Harm van Veen
Regular Price $20
Members Price $20

"The Tao is a collection of insightful, numerically-based statements about singleline kite stability. It is clearly the distillation of a lifetime of careful observation and experimentation backed up by considerable aerodynamics savvy."
Peter Lynn

The Great Kite Book

by Norman Schmidt
Regular Price $30
Members Price $22

A Beginners Guide to Flying Indian Fighter Kites

by Shirley Turpin
Regular Price $8
Members Price $5


Kite Trouble

by Shirley Barber
Regular Price $12
Members Price $8

A book to give your children and grandchildren. A fun story with a kite theme.


The Fighter Kite Book

by David Gomberg
Regular Price $12
Members price $10



"This is our flying manual on single-line maneuverable "fighters" and rokkakus. It contains basic flying instructions, sections on wind, flying line, tuning, and competition. Again, several dozen international experts are quoted throughout the book." (Published in 1992. Eighty pages.)