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Manufacturer: North Coast Rocketry Diameter: 2.6400 inches Length: 37.0000 inches Style: Futuristic/Exotic
Contributed by Robert A. Morstadt
The SR-99 is a futuristic vision of a high altitude manned air-breathing and rocket vehicle. It is a single stage rocket that uses either 29 mm F or G motors with parachute recovery. This is a North Coast Rocketry kit designed by Matt Steele. I have built this kit stock with just one modification using a parachute protector. Some builders on the internet have enhanced the looks with customized paint jobs. The decal sheet has a lot of detail, so that the model looks good even without customization.
The kit comes with an 8-page detailed instruction booklet with many photos describing the step-by-step construction. The length is 37" with a 2.64" diameter. The Vehicle Data Sheet lists the weight without motor as 15.8 oz. The second page of the instructions lists the components as follows:
All the wood parts are laser-cut modeling wood and are quite strong. At first glance as shown in the photo below it may look like the kit has a lot of parts, but three of the parts are for the fin guide, so there is really not that many parts.
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