The Magenn Kite Rotor, a prototype of the Magnus Effect power generating kite, was premiered at the 2006 Canal Days Kite Festival in Port Colborne, ON.
The video below was taken at the Festival in August of 2006 by Carlos Simoes of the Kitchener-Waterloo Wind Climbers Kite Club. Appreciation is extended to Carlos for permitting the video to be displayed here.
For additional information on this kite, the following articles provide more complete information:
- Rotor Kites Move From Toy Novelty to High Tech Power Generation
- Interview with Inventor of Magenn Kite Rotor Generator
- Magenn Power Inc. website (complete, up-to-date information on the Magenn project)