This was my second time building this kit in my lifetime. I built the same model when I was 13 when the Estes kit was made with a balsa nose cone and boat tail. After my BAR renaissance, I built this kit again two years ago at age 47. Recalling my first version, I painted it in the traditional black and white Peenemuende roll pattern and flew it on a C motor. The current Estes version has a 24 ...
Brief: This is a modified Estes 4-inch V-2 converted into a Bumper Wac. I started out with the Estes 4-inch diameter V-2, which is just crying out to be converted into the Bumper Wac. The V-2 is built according to the Estes instruction and only the nose cone needs to be modified. I did replace the original parachute with homemade parachutes made of mylar. The V-2 body had a 40-inch diameter ...