Aerotech - Mustang Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 26.33 inches
Designer: Scott Pearce
Manufacturer: Aerotech
Model: 89010
Power: Mid-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1989-
Recovery: Parachute
Style: Sport
Reviews
  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Mark Fisher

    Aerotech has long been known to high power rocketeers for their fine motors and sturdy kits, but not too many model rocketeers have used their products. They're a lot more expensive than the average entry level stuff; the Initiator start set isn't cheap (Discount Rocketry has it for a reasonable $115.95), nor is their Interlock Launch Controller if purchased separately (I paid $39.95 for mine, ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Kris Henderson

    Brief: This is a basic 4FNC kit that flies on 29mm and 24mm motors. Construction: The kit contains one thick body tube with pre-cut fin slots and pre-cut slots for launch lugs, 4 trapezoidal plastic fins with modified double wedge airfoil, 29mm motor mount, 24mm motor adapter, plastic nose cone, long shock cord, and 16" chute. THe kit des not include a payload section. ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Darwin May

    The Mustang is a single stage mid power rocket. The Mustang was my first mid power and first Aerotech kit. I opened the box to find one tube, a 5:1 ogive nosecone, 4 trapezoidal fins, and a beefy motor mount. The centering rings were made of black fiber material, very stiff. The shock cord was about 6' long. The nose was made out of plastic and was tethered to the end of the MMT by the ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Jack Caynon

    Brief: Modified to incorporate anti-zipper design. Modifications: This modification doesn't require any special tools, however, it does require an Aerotech 1.9" coupler. First, I used a hacksaw to gently cut the airframe into two parts, the lower part of the airframe with the fin slots should be 10.5" long. Then I tossed aside the engine retaining hook and used a 29mm Slimline motor retainer ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Andy Tate

    ( Contributed - by Andy Tate - 04/10/02) Brief: Single stage mid power parachute recovery kit. Construction: Kit includes 4 "Trapezoidal with modified double wedge airfoil" fins, 1.9" body tube, Aero-Fibre" centering rings, 5:1 ogive nose cone, 6' elastic shock cord, and nylon parachute. This is extremely easy to put together. The instructions are clear ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By Carl Tulanko

    The Aerotech Mustang is a Sport model using a 1.9" body tube and is 32" in length. It has a four fin configuration and has been designed to handle motors from the E thru G range. Aerotech kits are like the Cadillac of model rockets and this one is no different. High quality components and rugged yet simple design are what you expect to see when purchasing one of these kits. Thick walled ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By David Kneble

    ( Contributed - by David Andrew Kneble - 07/20/01) Brief: The Mustang is a rugged single stage mid-power rocket. It is easy to construct and flies on a wide range of motors from D-G. it is a perfect rocket for someone trying to get into the world of mid-power rocketry. Construction: The Mustang consists of a 24mm motor adapter tude, adapter rings, an E spacer tube, a thrust ring, ...

  • Aerotech - Mustang {Kit} (89010) [1989-] By David Urbanek

      Brief:  Good entry level rocket for Mid-Power. There's one on every shelf on every hobby shop in America. Construction:  Solid stuff through out. Thick body tube, plastic fins, plastic motor mount cage. It has a baffle and a motor clip. Initially I thought about deleting the motor clip so I could use H motors in it. Typical lack of perspective thought. I'm glad I ...

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