Rocketarium Mega Vortico Rocket Kit
These oddrocs fly straight up while spinning. Then, these oddrocs helicopter down, for a smooth landing.
If you're looking to mix up your rocket fleet, take the Mega Vortico for a spin.
This oddroc kit comes with seven (7) pieces of pre-cut lightweight plywood. Launch lug and motor tube are also included. Fully illustrated instructions make assembly a breeze. Painting the rocket is optional. Not for use on windy days. Use a short (1 foot) launch rod.
Diameter : 7.5"
Weight : 0.85oz
Recommended Model Rocket Motors
Estes® C11-0, C11-3, D11-P, D12-0, D12-3, E9-4
Single Use Aerotech® E15-4, E30-4, F32-4
Aerotech® RMS : D9-4, D15-4, E18-4, E28-4, F12-3, F24-4
Challenges: The Mega Vortico plywood pieces have tabs that slide into the other parts. This helps to make building the rocket easy.
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
This rocket was very easy to assemble and durable.
Be sure to only launch in light wind and position it about 12" from the end of the launch rod as the instructions say. It spins all the way up and helicopters down. It will arc considerably in flight with wind.