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Category: Squirrel Works

Dogfight

Model #SW-025 Description Dogfight is one of the most unique boost glider kits on the market. While most dual glider kits use two identical gliders, Dogfight offers something different. The large booster rocket incorporates design cues from the famous B-25 Mitchell bomber and carries aloft profile models of the F4U-1A [ … ]

Arapaho-E

Model #SW-035 Description This rocket was originally designed and sold by Thrustline Aerospace before the company ceased operations. It is such an elegant design we thought it should be made available again. We contacted the former owner of Thrustline, acquired the design and now offer our version of this classic [ … ]

X-RV

Model #SW-006 Description This unusually shaped paper boost glider has a low center of gravity that causes it to sail back to earth after engine ejection. This model is ideal for small fields. The kit includes pre-cut plywood bulkhead for durability. Minimal painting is required due to the printed body [ … ]

Astrid

Model #SW-009 Additional Information Length: 16.873″ Diameter: 1.325″ Weight: 1.7 oz. Fins: Laser Cut Nose Cone: Balsa Decals: Water Slide Recovery: 16″ Red Mylar Parachute Recommended Motors: B4-4, B6-4, C6-5 Instructions Photo Gallery Build History 10/27/2004 – Purchased Squirrel Works Astrid from Squirrel Works for $20.95 (Retail $20.95). 12/18/2004 – [ … ]

The Spirit of Texas

Model #SWSE-001 Additional Information Instructions Photo Gallery Build History 03/10/2004 – Purchased Squirrel Works The Spirit of Texas from Squirrel Works for $10.95 (Retail $10.95). Flights

Spacecruiser FFE

Model #SW-008 Description Step back in time with a real sci-fi classic. Styled after the rockets made popular in the B movies of the 1950’s, this beautiful model soars to an impressive 1100 feet before descending back to earth on a colorful mylar parachute. Kit includes laser cut fins and [ … ]

Valkyrie

Model #SW-019 Description Designed for performance, this rocket can easily exceed altitudes of 1500 feet. This easy to assemble, attractive, model kit features laser cut fins, decal and a metallic mylar streamer. Additional Information Length: 18.125″ Body Diameter: 1.325″ Weight: 1.9 oz Recommended Engines: C11-5, C11-7, D12-5, D12-7 Laser-Cut Fins [ … ]

Two Cool for Spool

Model #SW-033 Description Two Cool For Spool launches like a regular spool rocket but half way through the flight the second stage ignites and the lower disk dropps away while the upper disk flies on. The high drag design makes this the ideal rocket for two stage flights on a [ … ]

Stinger

Model #SW-010 Description Another compact beauty perfect for the sport rocketry enthusiast. Easy to build with great performance, this model rocket soars to heights up to 1400 feet. Additional Information Length: 12.125″ Body Diameter: 0.976″ Weight: 0.8 oz Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A6-4, A8-5, B6-6, C6-7 Laser-Cut Fins Balsa Nose Cone [ … ]

Red Baron

Description This unique boost glider is inspired by the biplanes of WWI and has become a proven crowd pleaser at launches. This model is completely laser cut for quick assembly and comes with an assortment of iron cross decals to help you personalize your look. Exceptionally long glide times are [ … ]