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Swift™ Boost Glider Model Rocket Kit (Semroc)


Price: $17.99 each


Boost Glider ("BG") Model Rocket Kit for 18mm Engines. Laser-cut balsa parts. The model soars upward under rocket power then the pod separates to come down on a streamer while the glider section decends to the ground to fly again!
Reproduction of a late 1960s competition-style BG kit from Centuri, this model is a good introduction to comp gliders or can be flown just for fun!


Length: 16.5 in/41.9 cm
Wingspan: 11.8 in/30 cm
Body Diameter: 0.759 in/19 mm
Approx. Weight: 1.0 oz/28.4 gm
Manufacturers Skill Level 2 (out of 5)
Glider Recovery (Streamer Recovery on Pop Pod)
Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2; A8-3; B4-2

Expected/Approximate Altitudes:

With 1/2A6-2: 80'/24.4 m
With A8-3: 180'/54.9 m
With B4-2
: 350'/106.7 m

What else you'll need to build this model:

Scissors; Hobby Knife; Ruler; Adhesives (Wood Glue or CA); Sandpaper; Masking Tape.

What else you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system; launch pad with 1/8" launch rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).