ASP Flying Model Rocket Kit Neo Mini ASP EKNMI-13
A great beginner's kit! Easy to build & fly - ideal for use in school & other group settings. The fin design makes attachment and alignment extra-easy! Designed with the beginner in mind, but it's also a fun sport flier for modelers of any experience level.
Features laser-cut balsa fins, balsa nose cone, quick-change engine hook & parachute recovery. Designed to fly on economical 13mm "Mini" engines.
Good model to use to learn basic rocketry techniques - we think the "Neo" series of kits are perhaps our best all-around kits for the novice. Perfect for school or scout groups - economical bulk packaging available. For the discounted quantities of 6 or more the kits are provided in bulk form with a single set of instructions (which may be photocopied if desired for each modeler).
Length: 11.875"/30.2 cm
Diameter: 0.739"/18.8 mm
Weight: 0.4 oz/11.3 gm
9" Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/4A3-3T; 1/2A3-2T; 1/2A3-4T; A3-4T; A10-3T
Skill Level: Beginner
Center of Pressure: 9.5" from tip of nose
Estimated (calculated) altitudes:
with 1/4A3-3T: 135 feet/41 meters
with 1/2A3-2T: 265 feet/81 meters
with 1/2A3-4T: 295 feet/90 meters
with A3-4T: 575 feet/175 meters
with A10-3T: 520 feet/158.5 meters
What you'll need to build this model:
Required: Adhesive (A wood glue, such as Elmer's Carpenters Glue or Titebond can be used for all steps and is recommended); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280 grit); pencil or ball point pen; scissors; hobby knife; tape (cellophane, aka Scotch Tape, and/or masking).
Optional: sandpaper (fine - 320 or 400 grit, extra fine - 500 or 600 grit); sanding sealer (or balsa fillercoat); thinner (appropriate type for the sanding sealer); small paint brush; paint (Spray paint, such as Tamiya is recommended. Be sure not to mix different types or brands of paint without testing.) - primer; colors as desired & clear; sanding block; tack cloth.
What you'll need to fly this model:
Electronic launch system; launch pad with 1/8" launch rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).
You can see the instruction sheets by clicking here.