Black Brant VB Sounding Rocket

Black Brant VB Sounding Rocket

Regular price $99.95

An excellent semi-scale model of the Canadian Black Brant Vb sounding rocket.

Can be flown on G, H & I motors. This is the easiest to build scale rocket we have to offer.
To use 29mm motors in a 38mm mount, purchase the optional HAMR- 38-SET motor retainer and HAMR-ADPTR-38/29.

  • Plastic nose cone
  • Heavy-duty nylon parachute
  • Pre-slotted Quantum Tube airframe
  • Piston ejection system
  • Explicit instructions remove the guesswork

Click here for the complete Data Sheet.

Click here for the kit instructions in PDF format; 2.7Mb


Diameter: 2.5" | Height: 51" | MMT: 38mm

Parachute: 30" | Payload: None
Fin Array: 3 swept back | Fin Thickness: 0.06"
The BLK BRANT VB is another easy to build kit for Pre-Cert & Level 1 flights. This rocket stands 51" tall, is 2.5" in diameter and has a 3 swept-back fin design. This rocket comes standard with a 38mm motor mount and can fly on G thru I motors. At ~32 oz., the 30" parachute is sized right for the stock kit to make a safe landing under most field conditions. This kit comes standard with our exclusive Linear Rail Lugs for use with 80/20 brand launch rails. The stock airframe is ideal for flights up to approx. 0.85 Mach.
Below you will find a number of upgrade options. Upgrading the parachute size may be necessary if you intend to build heavy or have a hard landing surface (i.e. gravel, pavement, desert playa, etc.). Some motors will accelerate this rocket to transonic or even supersonic velocities. Under these conditions, this kit may require the fin upgrade, foam encapsulation of the fin root, as well as other advanced construction skills.

    Motor Recommendations | More Specifications

    It is prudent to sim your kit/motor combination using the actual weight of your finished model to determine max velocity, altitude, ejection delay, etc. This will allow you to make an informed decision when selecting a suitable motor for your rocket. Please download and read the PML FAQ and/or consult with a NAR or Tripoli certified member to ensure your flights are fun and safe.



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