Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Black Brant III 1293
You asked and we listened! Another highly sought after kit is rejoining the Estes line! The Black Brant III is a sounding scale model of the primary research vehicle produced by Canada Bristol Aerospace and is an excellent choice for your first scale project. Construction is fairly simple with the high quality parts we've included. Great performance and really impressive flights!
Skill Level 2 Intermediate
Length: 20.4 in. (51.8 cm)
Diameter: 0.98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.3 oz. (36.9 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins
12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (first launch), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5 and C6-7
Projected Max Altitude: 1300 ft. (396 m)
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