Motor, Model Rocket, Orville Carlisle "Rock-A-Chute" Type, Staged

Motor, Model Rocket, Orville Carlisle "Rock-A-Chute" Type, Staged

     

These are unflown Rock-A-Chute 4-4 and 4-4-2 flying rocket motors made by Orville Carlisle. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. The motors were made at some time during the late 1950s during the early years of the development of flying rocket models. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of flying rocket models, donated theses artifacts to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Orville H. Carlisle

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Pasteboard
Paper
Unknown Propellant
Adhesive
Cotton (Fuze)
Dimensions
5 5/8" x 5/8" Diameter

These are unflown Rock-A-Chute 4-4 and 4-4-2 flying rocket motors made by Orville Carlisle. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. The motors were made at some time during the late 1950s during the early years of the development of flying rocket models. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of flying rocket models, donated theses artifacts to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Orville H. Carlisle

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Pasteboard
Paper
Unknown Propellant
Adhesive
Cotton (Fuze)
Dimensions
5 5/8" x 5/8" Diameter

ID: A19930477000