Rocket, Flying Model, Czech

Rocket, Flying Model, Czech

     

This is a Czech made flying rocket model. The manufacturer is unknown. The model has a Kraft paper body and fins, balsa nose and a paper parachute. A solid propellant rocket motor propels the model, and then at the end of the vertical flight it forces the release of the parachute. The model is then retrieved and can be used again.

G. Harry Stine donated the model to the Museum in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
Czechoslovakia

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Wood, Cardboard, Paint, Plastic, Rubber, Varnish, Steel, Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 11 7/8 x 3 1/2 in., 3/16lb. (30.2 x 8.9cm, 0.1kg)

This is a Czech made flying rocket model. The manufacturer is unknown. The model has a Kraft paper body and fins, balsa nose and a paper parachute. A solid propellant rocket motor propels the model, and then at the end of the vertical flight it forces the release of the parachute. The model is then retrieved and can be used again.

G. Harry Stine donated the model to the Museum in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
Czechoslovakia

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Wood, Cardboard, Paint, Plastic, Rubber, Varnish, Steel, Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 11 7/8 x 3 1/2 in., 3/16lb. (30.2 x 8.9cm, 0.1kg)

ID: A19930775000