- Rocketarium Rocket Kits
- Skill Level 3
- Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit SkyFlash air to air missile RK-1029
Rocketarium SkyFlash Rocket
This is a flying, semi-scale, model of a semi-active radar homing air-to-air missile. The medium-range SkyFlash missile was deployed in a wide variety of configurations. The SkyFlash missile with the markings as shown here represents the version used in drills.
Due to the large forward fins, the SkyFlash model rocket is best flown when there's little to no wind. All markings are provided on a self-adhesive decal sheet.
Overall length : 30.75"
Diameter : 1.637" (BT60)
Fin Span : 8.44"
Weight : 5.6oz
Recommended Single Use Engines
D12-5, E9-4, E12-4, E15-4, E20-4, F30-6, F32-6
Aerotech® RMS 24/40 (apogee):
D15-4, E18-5*, E28-5*, F12-5, F24-5*, F39-6
* Remove 2 sec using delay drilling tool from the 7 sec version of these reloads.
Challenges: This flying model rocket has a boattail which is cut and shaped from cardstock, using a template.
Parts: Some of the parts included with the SkyFlash model rocket kit are laser-cut balsa fins, body tubes, plastic nose cone, coupler, laser-cut plywood centering rings, and sturdy engine hook. A plastic parachute kit is included for recovery.
Epoxy is needed for assembly.
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