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Flight A great flight. Rocket is heavy enough to take a C engine in a small field and have it not get lost. - c6-5 - Soccer field [More]
Flight Disaster flight. Forward engine seal failed and rocket went up about 20' and caught fire when it CATO. Lower section destroyed. Upper section OK. - F40-4 - Soccer field [More]
Flight Nice, straight take off, loud. Lands not far away. - E23-5 - Soccer field [More]
Flight Shock cord broke, rocket and nosecone tumble into a lake! Wind blew body tube toward shore. A long rope with a float retrieved nosecone/parachute. No damage to rocket. - F40-4 - Soccer field [More]
The Launch Pad ASRAAM (Kit)
Review Brief: Dual "D" engine scale model of the UK/Germany Advanced Short Range Air to Air Missile (ASRAAM).
Construction: This Launch Pad rocket is exactly like all the other TLP kits. The Kit contains:
Plastic nose cone
Cardboard body tubes (2)
Shock cord attachment & ... [More]
The Launch Pad HARM AGM-88A (Kit)
Review Brief: Single stage scale model of HARM AGM88-A missile with 24 mm ("D" type) engine mount. Comes with 18"x30" mylar chute.
Construction: Like most of the military scale models sold by TLP, this kit has 8 fins. The mid rocket fins are rather unusual in their size and shape. The fins are regular ... [More]
The Launch Pad AMRAAM AIM-120 (Kit)
Review Brief: Single-stage, scale model of Air Force AMRAAM AIM 120 medium range air to air missile. Uses 18" chute and dual "D" or "E" engine power.
Construction: Kit consists of two (2) body tubes (similar to Estes') of different lengths. Plastic nose cone and mylar chute which is bright blue. The ... [More]
LOC/Precision Warlock (Kit)
Brief: Single 38 mm engine rocket almost 8" in diameter and 4.4' high with chute, plywood fins, cardboard tube and plastic nosecone.
Construction: High quality cardboard tube, engine mount tube, three plywood fins, two plywood centering rings, eyebolt, quick link, 60" ripstop nylon ... [More]
Estes The Dude (Kit)
Review Brief: This is sure a strange rocket. It is 7.5' tall and uses a balloon for the body of the rocket! Fins and an engine mount are attached to the balloon which uses an 11' parachute for recovery. It flies only on a D12-3 engine. The whole thing weighs about 10 ozs.
It costs $19.97 at Walmart ... [More]
Aerotech Sumo (Kit)
Review Brief: Single-stage, single-engine rocket with piston ejection system and is suitable for Level 1 attempts.
Construction: This Aerotech rocket has the standard Aerotech through the wall Fin-Lok™ system and components except the nose cone is a different material than the other Aerotech's. ... [More]
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