Rocketarium Super Chief II Multi-Stage Rocket
This US sounding rocket combined the Talos booster and Castor sustain-er to reach altitudes up to 190 miles. The rocket was a scientific vehicle used to gather data on daytime air glow from high altitude.
This sport-scale model of the Super Chief II also has two stages. It stages a D motor to a B or C motor. The model rocket kit includes wrap-around bands, hatches, and decals to give it the right level of detail. Buy and build the Super Chief II for NAR sport-scale competition, or for super fun, two-stage, flights.
Overall length : 30.625"
Diameter : 1.637" (BT60)
Forward Fin Span : 6.277"
Weight : 5.3oz
Booster : Estes® D12-0
Sustainer : Estes® B6-6, C6-5
Challenges: Strips are cut from card stock which add detail to the rocket. Two hatches are also cut from card stock. All templates needed are included.
Parts: Included are two pre-cut balsa fin sets, two sets of plywood centering rings (4 total), body tubes, coupler, elastic shock cord, plastic nose cone.
The Super Chief II includes a parachute kit for upper stage recovery.
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