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Month: March 2021

Apollo

QUEST Model #2003 Description The Apollo is a unique fantasy kit scale-look sport payloader. Additional Information Length: 27″ Diameter: 1.18″ Weight: 2.0oz. Recovery: Dual 12″ parachutes Plastic nose cone Plastic fin unit Flights to 600 feet! Recommended Motor: B6-2, B6-4, C6-3, C6-5 Instructions Photo Gallery Build History 10/21/1999 – Purchased [ … ]

Callisto

SQUIRREL WORKS Model #SW-013 Description Styled after NASA rockets of the sixties, this high performance model is destined to become a classic. Kit includes laser cut fins, simulated engine bell, decals and mylar parachute. Additional Information Length: 16.875″ Diameter: 1.375″ Weight: 1.7 oz. Motor Mount: 18mm Chute: Mylar Parachute Recommended [ … ]

Apex

QUEST Model #1614 Description Show your patriotic spirit with this red, white, and blue high flying kit. Assembles in 15 to 45 minutes! Quick Kit plastic motor mount & fin unit / Display stand / Self adhesive decals / 14″ parachute recovery. Additional Information Length: 25″ Diameter: 0.98″ Weight: 1.95 [ … ]

Antari

QUEST Model #103 Description This little easy to build kit features plastic fins and streamer recovery! Brightly colored, model plastic nose cone and one piece fin unit, plus brilliant fluorescent decals make this rocket stand out at high altitudes. Quest’s advanced design features: Kevlar Shock Cord System and Easy-Lock Motor [ … ]

X-21

Model #KCC-4 Description Semroc’s cc:X-21 is a rocket glider that is a modernized version of the Centuri X-21. Here is the original description for the 1964 Centuri catalog: “Boost-glide aerospace vehicle! Exciting Performance! Advanced design! Plastic payload compartment! Controllable! Rocket powered flight straight up – hundreds of feet – then [ … ]

Vega

Model #KV-25 Description The Semroc Vega was released in 1969 as the fifth Semroc kit. Designed to be a large rocket, the Vega was inspired by the early Estes Big Bertha. Since the Vega was the fifth kit, it was named after the fifth brightest star. The Vega aslo was [ … ]

Triton

Model #KV-23 Description The Triton was designed in 1968 by George Corbett, Vice President of SemrocAstronautics as the first Semroc kit. Designed to be an entry level high performancemodel rocket, The Triton was about as simple as you could get. Using featherweightrecovery, the rocket was very light and capable of [ … ]

Swift

Model #KV-24 Description The Swift was introduced in 1968. The Semroc Swift was ans entry level kit modeled after the Estes Mark II and Centuri Micron. It did offer parachute recovery. The earliest models were shipped with an A6-3 motor to use to space the thrust ring and later to [ … ]

Space Plane

Description The Space Plane was originally sold in 1961 as the first mass-produced boost glider kit, Estes number K-3. It features some somewhat complex aspects to achieve the transition from boost to glide–spin tabs for rotational stability, and elevons locked in horizontal trim by the motor, which spits out enabling [ … ]

Snipe Hunter

Model #KV-51 Description The Centuri Snipe Hunter was released in 1967 as a see thru plastic payload single stage rocket with parachute recovery. The Snipe Hunter was first flown at the first international model rocket championships in Czechoslovakia. Over the years, the design changed several times. The earliest version had [ … ]