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Black Brant II

ESTES Model #1958


The Black Brant family of sounding rockets was made in Canada in the late 50s. More than a half century later, highly reliable Black Brant rockets are still carrying scientific payloads to high altitude. Second in the series, the 28 foot long rocket first flew in 1960. It was eventually succeeded by the smaller but more powerful Black Brant III.

Additional Information

  • Length: 24.9″
  • Diameter: 1.33″
  • Weight: 3 oz.
  • Fin: Laser Cut Wood
  • Decal: Waterslide
  • Altitude: 1300′
  • Recovery: 18″ Parachute
  • Recommended Motors:
    • C11-3, D12-5, D12-7


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Build History

  • 05/07/2001 – Purchased Estes Black Brant II from Hobbylinc for $12.99 (Retail $18.99). No additional build information is available.


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