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Micro Black Brant III Model Rocket Kit
The Black Brant III was a sounding rocket built by Bristol of Canada and designed to carry payloads to an altitude of over 100 miles. The first flights took place in June, 1962 at Wallops Island, VA. There were nearly 70 Black Brant III flights between that time and when the last one flew in 1985.
This Micro kit is designed to use the Quest™ Micro Maxx™ engines and is based on our "Minimum Diameter" T-MM body tubes. Includes 3D printed nose cone, Kevlar® shock cord, metallized polyester streamer, water-slide decals and our usual complete instructions. Due to the small parts involved, these kits are not recommended for the first-time modeler. Younger modelers should have the assistance of an adult when trying to construct these small kits.
Length: 5.8"/ 147.3mm
Diameter: 0.282"/7.16 mm
Approx. Weight: 0.10 oz/3 gm
Skill Level: Intermediate
Scale: 1/36.2 (0.028)
Recovery Device: Streamer
Recommended Engines: Quest™ Micro Maxx™
What you'll need to build this model:
Adhesives (a quick-curing epoxy glue can be used for most steps and is recommended, cyanoacrylate [“CA”] is recommended for some steps and you may also use throughout if preferred); hobby knife with a sharp #11 blade; straight edge (preferably metal); cellophane ("Scotch") tape; double-sided cellophane ("Scotch") tape; paint (Spray or bottle paint, such as such as Rust-Oleum, Krylon, or Testors is recommended. Be sure not to mix different types or brands of paint without testing.) - primer (optional), white, red, & clear (optional); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280, fine - 320 or 400, & [optionally] extra fine - 500 or 600); pencil.
Recommended, but not required: tweezers (or needle nose pliers); sanding block; tack cloth; decal setting solution such as Micro Set or Micro Sol.
What else you'll need to fly this model:
Electronic launch system; launch pad with Micro Maxx™ size launch rod; recovery wadding; Micro Maxx™ engines.