Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit Gadfly Missile Cluster  RK-GADFL

Rocketarium Flying Model Rocket Kit Gadfly SAM 3 Motor Cluster RK-1006

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2 Intermediate
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Rocketarium Gadfly Missile Cluster Rocket

Gadfly missiles are radar-guided. They are used to target various aircraft and enemy cruise missiles.  This Surface-to-Air missile (SAM) has a 30-70% success rate against helicopters. Success equals a single-shot kill. 
The Gadfly military scale rocket kit flies on a cluster of three 18mm rocket engines.  Fly it on three A8-3's for lower flights on smaller fields. Or, go all out with three C6-5 engines for an exciting launch. Parachute kit included for recovery. The nose cone
Rocket Dimensions
Overall length : 26.50"
Diameter : 1.637" (BT60)
Fin Span : 3.99"
Weight : 5.6oz
Recommended Rocket Engines
Estes® 3xA8-3, 3xB4-4, 3xC6-5
Challenges:  The large forward fins are created by gluing two shorter fin sections together. The fin sections and fins themselves are pre-cut.  Parts to build the Gadfly hobby rocket are all included with the kit. Supplies such as glue, sandpaper, primer, paint are not included.  No rocket engines are included with this kit, or any other model rocket for sale on this web site.

Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level

1 Beginner
2 Intermediate
3 Advanced
4 Expert
5 Master
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)
Masking Tape
Finishing Supplies like:
Wood Filler
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Recovery wadding
Launch Pad
Launch Controller
Power supply
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code