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Vertical Assault 3.0 Rocket Kit

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How does the fincan fit on the inside?

The most advanced and complete kit in the Ready-To-Fly series!

  • Builds Fast

  • Rip the sky open with a nearly indestructible fin canister

  • 54mm mount for BIG motors, adaptable to 38mm

  • Flies straight and true - - fins are already Perfectly aligned.

  • No external fincan "hump" because the fincan fits on the inside!

"I just love flying this rocket. It's beautifully proportioned, and flies straight as an arrow.  Hands down, my favorite of the fleet" ...Ed

Did your last kit come with all of this?

Features:

  • Pre-molded Fincan

  • Pre-slotted Magna-Frame

  • Slimline tailcone/retainer

  • NEW 5-to-1 3" nosecone

  • Drogue and Main Chute

  • Kevlar™ Chute protectors

  • Vinyl Decal in Stylized font

  • Kevlar™ Presewn shock cords

  • Dual Deployment is standard, can be flown single.

  • Avionics Bay

  • FireBall Kevlar™ Zipper stopper

  • Acme rail guides

  • Hardware (quicklinks, etc.)

  • Illustrated instruction booklet

  • Main 48" chute

Specifications:

  • Length: 89"

  • Diameter: 3.0” I.D

  • Dry Wt: (no motor): 6 lbs

  • Motor mount: 54mm (38mm with optional 54/38 SLIMLINE motor adapter )

  • Parachute size: drogue 18”, main 36”

Recommended 54mm motors:

  • Aerotech: J90, J180, J275, J315, J415, J135, J800, J540, J800, K1100, K695, K550, K695 or K700

  • Pro54: J295, K445, K570, K660

Recommended 38mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H123, H148, H242, I161, I357, I300, I211, I285, I284, 1366, I435, J420, J350, J570

  • Pro38: H153, I205, I285, J285, J330

Predicted altitude:

  • 10,000' - K700 (MACH 1+)

  • 8,300' - K550 (MACH 1 possible)

  • 3,200' - I284

  • 2,000' - I211

  • 1,400' - I161

All kits come with Pinnacle nosecones

Vertical Assault 3.0 Rocket Kit

Although pictured with a TAC-1 36”, the this kit now comes with a 48" single piece chute instead. It packs easier and gives it a much slower descent rate.

Vertical Assault 3.0 Rocket Kit - Magna-Frame Tubing Version *

Price: $175.90

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Vertical Assault 3.0 Rocket Kit - Filament Wound Fiberglass Tubing Version **

Price: $265.04

Out Of Stock

Optional: Slimline 54/38 Adapter
(locks into tailcone retainer)

Price: $27.93

Optional Upgrade: High-Performance Fincan! ***

Price: $10.24

  * What is MagnaFrame?
*** What is High-Performance Fin Can?

© The "Vertical Assault 3.0" and "Fin"-ders, are copyrights of Giant Leap Rocketry, Inc. All rights reserved. 2011. Any reproduction or redistribution of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

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Escape Velocity 2.6 Rocket Kit

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How does the fincan fit on the inside?

Another Winner in our Ready-to-fly series!

It's called Escape Velocity for good reason. Go ahead…rip the sky open with this high performance beast.

  • Builds Fast

  • Pre-made fins are Perfectly aligned

  • No lost altitude

  • No unwanted spinning

  • Rip the sky open with a nearly indestructible fin canister

  • 38mm mount for BIG motors, adaptable to 29mm

  • Flies straight and true - - fins are already Perfectly aligned.

  • The fins come airfoiled!

  • No external fincan "hump" because the fincan fits on the inside!

This rocket does it all…from a 1,200 ft. flight on an H128 to to about 7,000 feet on a J570!!

Now in MagnaFrame - What is MagnaFrame?

Did your last kit come with all of this?

Features:

  • Pre-molded Fincan

  • Pre-slotted Magna-Frame

  • Slimline retainer

  • Drogue and Main Chute

  • Kevlar™ Chute protectors

  • Vinyl Decal in Stylized font

  • Kevlar™ Presewn shock cords

  • Dual Deployment is standard….but can be flown as single.

  • Avionics Bay

  • Acme rail guides

  • Hardware (quicklinks, etc.)

  • Illustrated instruction booklet

Specifications:

  • Length: 64" Diameter: 2.6" I.D

  • Dry Wt: (no motor): 3 lbs. 8 oz.

  • Motor mount: 38mm (29mm with optional 38/29 SLIMLINE motor adapter )

  • Parachute size: drogue 18", main 36"

Recommended 38mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H123, H148, H242, I161, I357, I300, I211, I285, I284, 1366, I435, J420, J350, J570

  • Ceseroni Pro38: H153 I205, I285, J285, J330

Recommended 29mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H238, H128, H165, H180, H220, H268, I200

Predicted altitude:

  • 6,850' - J570 (MACH 1+)

  • 5,200' - J350 (Mach 1 possible)

  • 3,450' - I211

  • 2,600' - I161

  • 1,750' - H180

  • 1,700' - H123

  • 1,200' - H128

Escape Velocity 2.6 Rocket Kit

 

Escape Velocity 2.6 Rocket Kit (Complete)

Price: $148.31

Out Of Stock

Optional: 38/29mm Adapter
(locks into the Slimline motor retainer with the kit)

Price: $25.69

© The "Escape Velocity 2.6" and "Fin"-ders, are copyrights of Giant Leap Rocketry, Inc. All rights reserved. 2011. Any reproduction or redistribution of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

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Firestorm 54 Rocket Kit

Firestorm 54 Rocket Kit

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You Asked...We Answered. Completely Revised - All New Design!

The Firestorm 54 has been completely revised from the ground up. It is carefully engineered to make it high performance on the one hand, yet simple to build on the other. It incorporates some very advanced features.

The Firestorm 54 comes with a 54mm motor mount so that it can be flown on powerful J and K motors. Beware that using those motors will propel the Firestorm 54 to extremely high altitudes. With the optional Slimeline 54-38mm adapter, you can fly this rocket to more moderate altitudes on H and I motors.

Features:

  • Avionics Bay with mounting board ! (dual version only)

  • Acme Fin Canister, an incredibly strong fin unit, molded in a high compression mold using composite material

  • Saves you the time and mess of laying up fins, and allows incredible speeds and force loads

  • Kevlar™ shock cord - presewn loops (2 recovery sets on Dual Deploy, and 1 with single deploy)

  • Kevlar™ chute protectors

  • Aluminum conformal rail guides

  • Slimline motor retainer

  • Supermount system to secure the shock cord to airframe. Easy to use!

  • New 54mm nosecone 5 to 1 exposed length, with sandable ribs, and secure connections

  • Ripstop chute: 36 main chute and 18” drogue

  • Quiklinks for easy connect and disconnect

  • Vinyl Decal

  • 14 page instructions with step-by-step photos

  • Dual Deployment in just a few hours

  • Level 1 or 2 capable

  • Mach-busting is easy ….. Altitude records are just hours away

  • Built to withstand hard landings, so rapid, high altitude descents are possible

  • Dual deployment version can be flown in single deployment configuration

  • Click here for Rocksim Data

Specifications:

  • Length: Phenolic tubing version 65" (Dual Deployment) 59” Single Deployment

  • Length: Fiberglass tubing version 71” (Dual Deployment) N/A

  • Diameter: 2.15” I.D” (54mm) 2.27” O.D

  • Dry Wt: Phenolic 3.25 (Dual Deployment) 2.60 Single Deployment version

  • (lbs.) Fiberglass 3.91 (Dual Deployment) N/A

  • Motor mount: 54mm (38mm with optional SLIMLINE motor adapter) - (29mm mount requires both 54/38 adapter AND 38/29mm adapter).

Recommended 38mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H123, H148, H242, I161, I357, I300, I211, I285, I284, 1366, I435, J420, J350, J570

  • Ceseroni Pro38: H153 I205, I285, J285, J330

Recommended 54mm motors:

  • Aerotech: J90, J275, J315, J415, J135, J540, K550, K1100, K695

  • Ceseroni Pro54: J210, J295, K445, K570

Firestorm 54 Altitude Simulations:

 

Firestorm 54 Rocket Kit

Parts layout for the Firestorm 54DD

 

Firestorm 54 DD Rocket Kit - Dual Deployment Version (Fiberglass)

Price: $184.31

Out Of Stock

Optional Upgrade: High-Performance Fin Can! **

Price: $10.24

** What is High-Performance Fin Can?

© The "Firestorm 54" and "Fin"-ders, are copyrights of Giant Leap Rocketry, Inc. All rights reserved. 2011. Any reproduction or redistribution of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

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T-Bolt Rocket Kit

T-Bolt Rocket Kit

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With the HIGH-PERFORMANCE FINCAN (light weight version). Comes with Slimline Bell Retainer!

What do you call a rocket that's drop-dead gorgeous, super high performance, almost indestructible....and yet easy to build? We call it the T-Bolt. The T-Bolt comes with our new high-performance fin canister that is milled for weight savings. The kit also includes the Slimline Bell Retainer that holds your motor casing in place and provides a beautiful space-age look. The T-Bolt is a minimum diameter 38mm rocket that rips the sky like a bullet ....and yet can be built in one evening. Flies to extremely high altitudes on Aerotech and CTI 38mm motors. For more moderate altitudes, the T-Bolt can be adapted down to 29mm with the optional 38/29mm Slimline Adapter.

Features:

  • Magna-frame tubing (What is MagnaFrame?)

  • High-Performance Acme Fin Canister, an incredibly strong fin unit, molded in a high compression mold using composite material. Saves you the time and mess of laying up fins, and allows incredible speeds and force loads (Check it out)

  • Slimline Bell Retainer. (Check it out)

  • Kevlar™ shock cord - pre-sewn loops (2 recovery sets on Dual Deploy, and 1 with single deploy)

  • Kevlar™ chute protectors

  • Aluminum conformal rail guides

  • Super mount system to secure the shock cord to airframe. Easy to use!

  • Awesome 38mm nosecone 5 to 1 exposed length, with sandable ribs, and secure connections

  • Rip stop chute: 36 main chute

  • Quik links for easy connect and disconnect

  • Vinyl Decal

  • 8-page instructions with step-by-step instructions

  • High Performance in just a few hours

  • Single deployment system for reliable Level 1 or 2 flights

  • Mach-busting is easy ….. Altitude records are just hours away

  • Built to withstand hard landings, so rapid, high altitude descents are possible

Specifications:

  • Length: 45.75”

  • Diameter: 1.65" O.D. (38mm I.D)

  • Dry Weight: 30 Oz.

  • Motor Mount: 38mm (29mm with optional Slimline motor adapter)

Recommended 29mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H128, H165, H238, HH220, H210, H250, I200, I268

  • Ceseroni Pro38: All 3 Grain 29mm motors and above.

38/29mm Adapter required (see options below)

Recommended 38mm motors:

  • Aerotech: H123, H148, H242, I161, I357, I300, I211, I285, I284, 1366, I435, J420, J350, J570

  • Ceseroni Pro38: H153 I205, I285, J285, J330

 

T-Bolt Rocket Kit

Price: $104.99

Out Of Stock

Optional Upgrade: 38/29mm Slimline Adapter to use 29mm motors (Check it out)

Price: $26.46

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