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Black Brant II Model Rocket Kit (Estes)


Price: $25.99 each


The Black Brant II was the second in the series of Canadian Black Brant sounding rockets and first flew in 1960.

This 1/13 scale model is a recent re-release of a popular Estes model from the 1990's. It features laser-cut wood fins, plastic nose cone and tail cone, waterslide decals and 18" parachute recovery. This high-flyer is estimated to reach altitudes of 1,300 feet!


Length: 24.9"/63.3 cm 
Diameter: 1.33"/33.8 mm
Approx. Weight: 3 oz/85 gm
Parachute Recovery
Scale: approx. 1/13
Skill Level 3
Recommended Engines: D12-5; D12-7
Requires 3/16" launch rod

What you'll need to build this model:

Scissors, Pencil, Ruler, Fine Sandpaper, Carpenter's Glue, Plastic Cement, Hobby Knife, Masking Tape, Paint: Primer, Black, White, and Clear.

What else you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system; launch pad with 3/16" launch rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).