I grabbed this rocket because I had the money left over and always love more kits to build and fly.
This rocket is reminiscent of the Mosquito and the Sputnik with an 18mm motor and then dowels added to the fins like Sputik. It has balsa fins and nose cone and recovers like a helicopter.
Finishing was easy. Fill the nose cone and fins. Fill the nose cone and fins. Paint black and add the single decal (which actually makes a big difference).
Performance was like a Mosquito. Vanishing off the pad.
This would be fun to fly on an Apogee D3.
Package Instructions : Normal (very little steps 4 total)
Look and Finish : Normal Finish Intriguing Design
Performance : Normal (as expected Mosquito like)
(by Kenneth R. Johnson) Brief: A very basic 3FNC rocket that doesn't quite perform as advertised. Supposedly the rocket will feature helicopter recovery at motor ejection, but doesn't. Construction: The basic kit consists of a short piece of 18mm body tube, a real balsa nose cone, a sheet if pre-cut balsa fins, a launch lug, decal, and 3 wooden dowels. The kit is very similar to ...