Custom Rockets - Matra Kit

Manufacturer: Custom Rockets
Model: 10018
Motor Size: 18 millimeters
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Recovery: Parachute
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Military
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  • Custom Rockets - Matra {Kit} (10018) By Bill Eichelberger (May 8, 2014)

    The Custom Matra is a cool faux-missile rocket with a difference that might not have been completely obvious to anyone checking out the picture in the catalog back in 1994-95. It has seven fins, set in a four on the bottom, three on the top pattern. While I doubt that this oddity would detract from the rockets performance, it would never sit well in my mind, so I had a decision to make. ...

  • Custom Rockets - Matra {Kit} (10018) By Jack Bodem (May 7, 2009)

    The Matra is a military "style" rocket that boasts a "scale-like design" and D-power. Construction was typical of "level 3" builds with balsa fins and paper tubes. This model has a small fin area about two inches from the nose cone. This small fin area connects the lower body tube and the very short upper body tube (see picture). Alignment of the three tube sections is critical for ...

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