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09.08.2010

Sigma Rockets Introduces How-To Video for Beginners

For those that are new to model rocketry, a great place to begin is with a starter set.  A starter set provides all the parts needed to create a model rocket and launch it.  There are variations on the contents of the available packages; some come with motors, others come with two rockets.  Whatever the combination, the starter set is sure to propel one’s interest in model...[more]

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22.07.2010

Giant Leap Rocketry Releases Magna-Frame

Giant Leap Rocketry, Inc. has released its Magna-Frame. It is a composite airframe of high strength, grey vulcanized fiber interlaced with phenolic. There is a proprietary coating inside and out that seals out moisture. It is then high-temperature cured to create a high-strength composite structure. Magna-Frame uses a military-grade vulcanized fiber for extreme strength (you'll know because it...[more]

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19.07.2010

Third Generation Flight Controller From Black Magic

Black Magic Missile Works has released its third generation Universal Flight Controller with Open System Developer’s Module specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals, small companies and educational institutions that have advanced rocketry programs.  The system is fully modular, configurable and programmable, yet is extremely cost effective.  It supports flights up to the...[more]

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13.07.2010

Rocketarium Announces New 24mm Motor Retainers

Rocketarium.com announces new 24mm motor retainers. These are compatible with Aerotech, Cesaroni Pro24, and Estes motors.These quality retainers are precision-machined from aluminum and are anodized. This product is made in the USA. The motor retainers are available for immediate purchase.International orders over $100USD only pay $9.95USD in shipping.[more]

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13.07.2010

Virtual Model Rocketry PC Game Has Been Released

Independent video game development studio Prowler Studios announced today the release of Virtual Model Rocketry. The game is a model rocketry simulator that allows players to launch rockets in a 3D environment, complete with varying wind conditions, rocket sizes, engine types and difficulty levels. The use of an accurate physics simulation provides realistic trajectories and the forces that...[more]

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08.07.2010

Heavenly Hobbies Unveils the Resistor 224

Remember the Washigei Reconnaissance Vehicle, that intel-gathering video rocket from the alien Shigei? Things have not been going as smoothly as the alien had expected. Heavenly Hobbies has teamed up with the RESIST!  organization to develop the Resistor 224 Planet Defense Weapon for the underground movement. Resistance might not be futile after all! The Resistor 224 is Heavenly Hobbies’...[more]

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04.06.2010

New Madcow Rocketry Fiberglass Rocket Kit Series

Madcow Rocketry will be announcing it’s the new 4” Fiberglass Rocket Kit Series at LDRS next week. The new series will include a Little John, Black Brant II and Nike Smoke. Each kit features scale fiberglass nose cones, fiberglass airframes and motor tubes, G10 fins and centering rings. The Black Brant II includes a dual deploy altimeter bay.  All of the new kits in the series will have...[more]

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03.06.2010

QuickBurst Introduced "How To Make Igniters" DVD

Texas-based manufacturer QuickBurst announced the availability of the first in a series of how-to do it DVDs entitled How To Make Igniters.The disc contains 41.5 minutes of detailed instruction, explaining exactly how to manufacture your own igniters.DVD chapters included on the disk:1.) Making the resistance coil2.) Mixing QuickDip3.) Dipping Igniters a) QB Large Igniter Kitb) QB Small Igniter...[more]

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