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PML Extreme Altitude Rocket Kits are a great challenge for the experienced rocketeer.

 


Cirrus


The Cirrus Dart is a specialized super-high-performance kit and should only be used by experienced high power fliers.



This high velocity, 38mm minimum diameter dart is capable of extremely high altitudes with relatively small motors. Perfect for "H" and "I" class altitude attempts.
The Cirrus Dart is a specialized super-high-performance kit and should only be used by experienced high power fliers.
The Cirrus comes with...
  • Pre-slotted phenolic airframe
  • G-10 fiberglass fins
  • Pre-weighted solid nosecone
  • 7.5" Payload Bay
  • Piston ejection system
  • Ultra-light nylon parachute
  • Pre-cut 6 oz fiberglass reinforcement cloth
  • Explicit instructions
| Don`t let its small size fool you, this is NOT a "model" rocket! In fact this rocket can attain higher altitudes than a 4 inch diameter rocket using a "K" motor; and at a small fraction of the cost. Think about it... If recording the highest altitude is your goal, why would you put a 2-ounce altimeter measuring 1.5" x 4" in a 20 pound behemoth to attain a lower altitude? See the Motor Specifications Chart in the Spec Sheet section of our website for performance information. This is not a "Skill Level 1" rocket kit. To keep a high velocity, minimum diameter rocket like this together during flight, several important construction steps must be strictly adhered to. But don`t worry, everything you need (except for adhesives and paint) is supplied with the kit. Very explicit, step-by-step instructions are supplied as well. 20 minute Finish Cure Epoxy (EPY-FINISHING) will be required in addition to your regular 5 minute epoxy (EPY-5MIN). A HAMR motor retainer is not recommended for the Cirrus kit as it will disturb the airflow by projecting beyond the sides of the airframe, negatively impacting the purpose of the Cirrus, low drag and high altitude.

Click here for the complete Data Sheet which includes features, specs, and a motor/altitude chart specific to this kit in a printable format.

Click here for the kit instructions in PDF format; 114kb

Diameter: 1.5" | Height: 44" | MMT: 38mm (Minimum Dia)
Parachute: 18" | Payload: 7.5"
Fin Array: 3 | Fin Thickness: 0.06"

The CIRRUS is a potentially Mach busting kit for Pre-Cert & Level 1 flights. This rocket stands 44" tall, is 1.5" diameter, and has a 3 fin design. This rocket comes standard with a 38mm (Minimum Dia) motor mount and can fly on F thur I motors. At ~18 oz., the 18" parachute is sized right for the stock kit to make a safe landing under most field conditions. The Quantum Tube (QT) airframe is easy to work with and easy to finish. The QT 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.

Upgrades:
Cirrus Dart Parachute Upgrade (For Hard Surface Landings) from 18 to 24 - $4.00

Options:
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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 insure your flights are fun and safe.

$69.95




Quantum Leap II


PML`s "quantum mechanics" have continued to improve one of rocketry`s favorite two-stagers, the Quantum Leap.



The new Quantum Leap II, now with the new Interstage 3000 staging adapter system, is a completely modular two stage rocket. Once you assemble the four basic components, you can combine them to make any of five rocket combinations and can change to any configuration in minutes. The new Interstage 3000 system is much easier to prep and use than the previous interstage coupler design, and is identical in design to the IS3000 used in the Terrier booster stage for our MiniBBX. The IS3000 comes complete with timer mounts and remote safety switch.

This 2-stage rocket kit is intended for the experienced HPR scratch builder intending to supply his/her own electronic parachute deployment system into the sustainer stage. We strongly urge you not to fly this kit without an electronic parachute deployment system installed into the sustainer stage. Failure to do so will allow the sustainer stage to fall to earth without recovery deployment if the sustainer motor fails to ignite. If you are unsure about designing and installing your own electronic parachute deployment system, consider buying the Quantum Leap 3000 kit, which contains the electronic deployment components (except altimeter) as standard. To purchase a Quantum Leap 3000 kit already equipped with the CPR3000 Dual-Deployment Recovery System, click here. |

NOTE: The following chart lists configurations of this kit that may be flown as it is received stock from PML. However, your addition of an electronic deployment system may/will make some of these configurations unavailable, depending upon the design of your system.

ConfigurationComponentsLength Weight
##
CPNotes
A1,3,549.25"49 oz. 43"Booster stage requires use of payload section for stability
B1,249.25"46 oz. 39.5"
C1,3,261.25"53 oz. 50.5"
D1,2,4,575.75"88 oz. 53.5"Upper stage requires electronic ignition **
E1,3,2,4,587.75"95 oz. 65"Upper stage requires electronic ignition **
COMPONENTS LIST AND NOTES
  1. Nosecone
  2. Upper (sustainer) stage
  3. Payload section
  4. Interstage coupler/staging timer housing
  5. Booster stage
** PML AccuFire Timer recommended for upper stage ignition; see Electronics section in webstore. (Can also use Transolve ST-2B).
## Your weight may vary according to how much epoxy and paint you use when you build. Also does not include weight of staging timer (if required).


Interstage 3000 Coupler Detail

Both stages have...

  • Pre-slotted Quantum Tube airframe
  • G-10 fiberglass fins
  • "Kwik-Switch" motor mount
  • Piston ejection system
  • Nylon parachute

Also included...

  • 12" payload section
  • Plastic nosecone
  • Interstage 3000 stage coupler w/electronics bay*
  • Explicit instructions

Click here to see a photo of the Quantum Leap under boost in 2-stage configuration!

*This rocket is intended for experienced flyers only! A good understanding of proper motor selection and staging techniques is mandatory when flying any multi-stage rocket.

Diameter: 3.0" | Height: 91.5" (fully configured) | MMT: 54mm Kwik-Switch
Parachute: 48" & 30" | Payload: 12"
Fin Array: 8 total | Fin Thickness: 0.06"

The QUANTUM LEAP II is an awesome two stage kit for Level 1 and 2 flights. This rocket stands 91.5" (fully configured) tall, is 3.0" diameter, and has a 8 total fin design. This rocket comes standard with a 54mm Kwik-Switch motor mount and can fly on H thru J motors. At ~116 oz. (fully Configured), the 48" & 30" parachute is sized right for the stock kit to make a safe landing under most field conditions. The Quantum Tube (QT) airframe is easy to work with and easy to finish. The QT 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.

Upgrades:
Quantum Leap II Chute Upgrade (For Hard Surface Landings) from 30&48 to 36&54 - $16.00
Substitute Phenolic Airframe (for fiberglassing only; see Complete FAQ) - $8.00
Upgrade to Pre-Glassed Phenolic Airframe for Q-Leap II - $146.00

Options:
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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 insure your flights are fun and safe.

$289.95



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