Quest - Big Betty Kit

Diameter: 1.58 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Length: 23.00 inches
Manufacturer: Quest
Model: 1014
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1993-
Recommended Motors: B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Streamer
Skill Level: 1
Style: Sport
  • Quest Big Betty By Bill Eichelberger

    While nearly identical to the Estes Big Bertha, the Quest Big Betty has still managed to carve out a niche in the entry level market with her upgraded recovery system and lower price. While she is a pretty close copy, she does feature three fins instead of the Bertha's four, making construction marginally simpler while keeping performance right in line with her sister kit. The parts list: ...

  • Quest Big Betty By Clive Davis

    Background: This spring I ran a build session for faculty kids at the school where I teach. I ended up using the Quest Bright Hawk for the 7-9 year olds and the Quest Big Betty for the 10-12 year olds. After the build session, I began thinking about the types of rockets that would make great first builds for a budding rocketeer. I wanted to select rockets to compare that had the ...

  • Quest Big Betty By Dan Priven

    Big Betty is a fairly large 3FNC model rocket, using B and C motors. It is straightforward to construct and a snap to prepare for flight. With its enormous fins and blunt, rounded nose cone, Big Betty has a peculiar look. It looks either dated or classic, depending on whether you're a BAR or not. Estes' Big Bertha, Big Betty's obvious inspiration, is about 35 years old. For the Freudians among ...

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