Little Lunar Express Rocket

Little Lunar Express Rocket

Regular price $179.95

PML has taken rocketry back to the future with this kit! Based on the rockets of 1950`s SciFi movies, here`s the Little Lunar Express...

With it`s fin "wings" and tail, landing pods, and retro styling, this is one great-looking bird.
This 3.9" diameter rocket has the same standard high-quality features that go into every PML kit: G10 fins, piston ejection system, pre-slotted tailcone, and more. This is a great kit to add to your collection, and is sure to draw attention to the flying field!

  • Plastic nosecone and boattail
  • 0.062 G-10 fins
  • 38mm MMT
  • Moulded urethane landing pods
  • 54" heavy-duty parachute
  • Three colour decal set and detailed instructions

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Click here for the kit instructions.


Diameter: 3.9 | Height: 35" | MMT: 38mm
Parachute: oversized 54" | Payload: None
Fin Array: unusual 4 | Fin Thickness: 0.06"

The LIL LUNAR EXPRESS is an awesome retro-styled kit for Level 1 flights. This rocket stands 35" tall, is 3.9 diameter, and has an unusual 4 fin design. This rocket comes standard with a 38mm motor mount and can fly on H and I motors. At ~58 oz., the oversized 54" 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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