SEMROC Model #KA-11


The Ruskie™is the second of the Semroc Groon-ies™to be released. It is an upscale of the basic de-sign of the Estes® Zoom Broom that was released in 1973 as one of their Goonybirds. The original working drawing was for a Russian Interceptor. Per-haps because we were trying to end the Cold War and make friends with the Russians, the final design became a witch flying a rocket shaped broom since we did not have the same sensitivities to witches!In any case, the Semroc Ruskie has returned to the original Cold Warrior looking for some stray Ameri-can fighters that might “accidentally” fly into Rus-sian airspace. The Ruskie will fly on all size fields and will be a great addition to your collection of Groonies!

Additional Information

  • Length: 9.0″
  • Diameter: 1.84″
  • Weight: 1.8 oz.
  • Fins: Laser Cut Balsa
  • Nose Cone: Balsa
  • Decals: Water Slide
  • Recovery: 12″ Parachute
  • Recommended Motors:
    • A8-3, B6-4, C6-5


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Build History

  • 01/20/2009 – Purchased Semroc Ruskie from Semroc for $18.50 (Retail $18.50).
  • 02/22/2014 – Donated to 10 anniversary BluesGrass Launch Raffle.