Black Brant III - Estes


1/10th scale replica of the Black Brant III sounding rocket, one of the most widely used sounding rockets by NASA and other space research agencies.

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20,99 €

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Length51,8 cm
Diameter25 mm
Weight34 gr.
Motor mount18 mm
RecoveryPlastic Parachute
Launch padWith 3 mm launch rod
Recommended EnginesEstes A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7 - Lima A6-4, B4-4, C6-5, C6-7, D9-7

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Estes answers to the fans' requests by putting this much sought after kit back into production! The Black Brant III is a scale model of the main rocket probe produced by Canada Bristol Aerospace and is an excellent choice as your first scale model.

The construction is quite simple and traditional, with a kraft cardboard tube body and laser-cut balsa fins.

The kit includes:

  • All the parts that make up the model rocket
  • Pre-assembled plastic parachute
  • Self-adhesive decals
  • Illustrated and detailed instructions

To assemble this rocket you need (not included):

Cutter, Scissors, Ruler, Pencil, Aliphatic glue, Masking tape, Clear adhesive tape, Fine sanding paper, Spray paints

To launch this rocket you need (not included):

  • Launch pad with 3 mm launch rod (like Estes Porta Pad II or Launch Pad Klima)
  • Launch controller (like Estes Electron Beam, Estes Astron II Launch Controller or Klima Launch Controller)
  • Engines (see recommended engines list)
  • Flameproof wadding for parachute