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Month: January 2021

Apollo

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 Photo Gallery Build History 10/21/1999 – Purchased Quest Apollo from Hobbylinc [ … ]

Callisto

Description The 2.1″ dia. Callisto Rocket Kit stands 46″ tall and is great for Pre-Cert and Level 1 flights. Like all of our VHA Series kits, the Callisto is easy to build and easy to fly! Additional Information Diameter: 2.1 in. Height: 46 in. Weight: 25 oz. Motor Mount: 38mm [ … ]

Apex

Description Show your patriotic spirit with this red, white, and blue high flying kit. Flights to 1,000 feet! 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: [ … ]

Antari

Description This little easy to build kit features plastic fins and streamer reccovery! Additional Information Length: 13.0″ Diameter: 0.78″ Weight: 0.81oz. Recommended Motors: A8-3 Build History 10/21/1999 – Purchased Quest Antari from HobbyLinc for $4.60 (Retail $6.29) 02/11/2000 – Cemented nose cone together with Testors Cement. Tied shock cord and [ … ]

X-21

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 glide return [ … ]

Vega

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 the forerunner [ … ]

Triton

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 high altitudes. [ … ]

Swift

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 use for [ … ]

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

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 a BC-80 [ … ]