Semroc - Orbital Transport Kit

Decals: Waterslide
Diameter: 0.98 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Fin Span: 8.10 inches
Length: 23.00 inches
Manufacturer: Semroc
Model: KV-66
Nose Cone Material: Balsa
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Recommended Motors: B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Glide, Parachute
Skill Level: 3
Status: In-Production
Style: Clone, Glider
Tags: Family:Estes:Orbital Transport
Weight: 14.00 ounces
  • Semroc Orbital Transport By John R. Brandon III (May 27, 2009)

    A Retro-Reproduction of Wayne Kellner's 1968 design for Estes. It represents a scramjet carrier aircraft with a piggybacked orbiter. This was my first Semroc kit, and it will definitely not be my last! It came in a plastic bag with four-color header card. The kit included precut body tubes in three diameters and three lengths, three sheets of laser-cut balsa fins, two nice balsa nose ...

  • Semroc Orbital Transport By Chan Stevens (December 14, 2008)

    This is a modern reproduction of an Estes classic kit from 1968. It features a futuristic piggyback shuttle, inspired by a NASA scramjet design. While I can't claim to have been into rocketry back in the 60's when this came out, I had just gotten into rocketry earlier this decade when Estes re-released the kit for a limited run, so this kit technically is the first "retro repro" of something ...

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