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HVArcus

AEROTECH Model #89012

Description

This replica of the high-velocity version of the Arcas sounding rocket is nearly 60% the size of the real one! The Arcas’ precision scale molded fins reflect details right down to the bolt head. Complete with detailed blue print and data plate.

Additional Information

  • Length: 56″
  • Diameter: 2.6″
  • Nose Cone: 5:1 Ogive
  • Weight: 22oz
  • Fins: 4-Clipped delta with double-wedge airfoil
  • Motor Mount: 29mm
  • Recovery System: Parachute
  • Recommended Motors
    • RMS Motors: E28-4T, F24-4W, F39-6T, F35-5W, F40-4W, F52-5T, G53-5FJ, 64-7W, G71-7R, G76-7G
    • SU Motors: E30-4T, F32-4T, F20-4W, F23-4FJ, F25-6W, F26-6FJ, F27-4R, F42-4T, F50-6T, G38-7FJ, G40-7W, G77-7R, E30-4T 310 / 90F32-4T 630 / 190F20-4W* 630 / 190F23-4FJ* 490 / 150F25-6W 820 / 250F26-6FJ 630 / 190F27-4R* 550 / 170F42-4T* 580 / 180F50-6T 820 / 250G38-7FJ 1090 / 330G40-7W 1360 / 410G77-7R 1500 / 46
  • Parts List
    • Motor Adaptor Tube – 4-7/8″
    • Adaptor Rings – 1/2″
    • “E” Spacer Tube – 2-1/8″
    • Thruster Ring – 7/16″
    • Thruster Ring – 1/16″
    • Motor Tube – 12″
    • Motor Hook
    • Fin-Lok Rings
    • Centering Rings – 2-17/32″
    • Fins
    • Cooling Mesh
    • Ejection Gas Baffle
    • Screw Eyes
    • Fin Can Tube – 4-18″
    • Shock Cord 8′
    • Slotted Body Tube – 24″
    • Upper Body Tube – 19″
    • Bulkhead – 1/16″
    • Coupler Tube – 6″
    • Launch Lugs
    • Nose Cone
    • Self Adhesive Decal Sheet
    • Parachute – 30″
    • “F” Spacer Tube – 1″
    • Aluminum Data Plate
    • Blueprint

Instructions

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Build History

  • 06/03/2007 – Purchased model from Red Arrow Hobbies for $60.80 (Retail – $$78.95)
  • 02/22/2014 – Gave model away as a prize at the Bluesrocks 10th anniversary celebration.

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