Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit Black Brant IV-B Mod. 1 Canadian Sounding Rocket ROC-RK-1014
Skill Level: 1
Uses D, E, F Estes and Aerotech Motors
22 Laser Cut Parts
Plastic nose cone and transition
Vinyl and water-slide decals included
Ejection Baffle (no wadding required)
18" Plastic Pre-Assembled Parachute
Over 46" Tall
Requires 3/16" Launch Rod
Intermediate Assembly Skills Required
E20-7, E30-7, F44-8
E18-7, E28-7, F24-7
Length: 46.7" (119 cm)
Diameter: 1.72" (43.7 mm)
Weight: 5.89 oz. (167 g)
Motor Mount: 24 mm.
Recovery System: 18" Plastic Parachute, Ejection Baffle
Projected Max Altitude: 1600 ft. (490 m)
The Black Brant IVB-30 was launched at 0030 local time June 21 1973, at Kauai Hawaii, during the quiet solar and geomagnetic conditions carrying experiments for the detection of galactic and cosmic soft X-rays.
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