O'Reilly logo

Make: High-Power Rockets by Mike Westerfield

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. The Level 2 Rocket

Level 2 rockets are designed to use J, K, or L motors, although they frequently can use larger or smaller motors, too. This chapter shows you how to build two of them. The first, Deimos, is shown in Figure 6-1.

Fig_5-1.png
Figure 6-1. Deimos is a fine flier that can soar a mile high on a small J motor. Here it lifts off on an AeroTech J350W.

There are several reasons for presenting two Level 2 rockets instead of one. Deimos, which is made from a kind of plastic body tube called Quantum tubing sold by Public Missiles Ltd., is light enough to fly with large G motors, so you can use it for your Level 1 certification as well as ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required