Rocketarium Little John Missile
The Little John was used by the US Army during the 1950's and 1960's.
The missile was capable of delivering nuclear (and conventional) payloads.
For smaller launch sites, lower flights are possible on C6-5 motors. Feeling more adventurous? Go wild and set the Little John free with an 18mm D motor. This is an easy-to-build, skill level 2 model rocket kit.
Overall length : 20.00"
Diameter : 1.637" (BT60)
Fin Span : 4.44"
Weight : 3.1oz
Single Use Aerotech® D10-7, D21-7
Reloadable Aerotech® RMS D13-7, D24-7
The Little John kit is easy to build. The balsa wood fins are pre-cut. The black rectangles are provided as decals.
The model rocket kit contains all parts needed to build the scale missile, including : plywood centering rings, engine hook, body tube, balsa fin stock, nose cone, nose cone weight, parachute and more.
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
If you are just starting in the hobby start at the beginner level and move up from there at your own pace.
What is needed to build and fly
All model rockets come in kit form that require assembly. The materials are primarily cardboard tubes, balsa or plastic fins and nose cone. Materials will vary by model and are typically specified in the description of each kit.
Additional supplies will be necessary to build and finish your model rocket kit and may include:
Scissors, Hobby Knife
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Finishing Supplies like:
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code that can be found at http://www.nar.org/NARmrsc.html