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Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit RM-2 RK-1016

$25.99

Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit RM-2 RK-1016

$25.99
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ROC-RK-1016
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Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit RM-2  RK-1016

Uses B, C Estes and D Aerotech Motors
Laser cut balsa fins
Plastic nose cone, boattail and two-piece canopy
Ejection Baffle (no wadding required)
Comes with 12" Plastic Parachute Kit
Over 18" Tall
Launched from Standard Launch Rod
Intermediate Assembly Skills Required
Specifications
Length: 18.5" (47 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in. (42 mm)
Estimated Weight: 6.3 oz. (180 g)
Recommended Engines:
B6-2, C6-3, D10-7, D13-7
Description

The Research Missile 2 (RM-2) was part of a US project to study supersonic drag. Several vehicles were built to research the effects of fin shape and sweep on drag. (the image on the right)

The unique design of this model rocket will make it stand out at any launch. The kit comes with three fins and a two-part canopy. Don't let this canopy fool you, the RM2 flies as straight as can be. Pop in a B or C Estes motor or Aerotech D and see for yourself!

 
 

Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level

1 Beginner

2 Intermediate

3 Advanced

4 Expert

5 Master

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

Ruler

Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)

Sandpaper

Masking Tape

Finishing Supplies like:

Wood Filler

Sealer/Primer

Paint

Launching Equipment and Supplies like:

Recovery wadding

Launch Pad

Launch Controller

Power supply

Model Rocket Motors and Igniters

A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code

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