Astro-Blaster (oz11562)

 

Astro-Blaster (oz11562) by Gus Morfis from Estes 1994 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Estes Astro-Blaster. Radio control rocket-glider model. For 2 channels (ailerons and elevator). The plan also shows optional alternative installation of a pusher prop Cox .049 Black Widow engine.

Note the kit included foam wing cores which were then made up by sheeting with 1/32 balsa. There were no ribs or wing formers.

Quote: "Estes Astro-Blaster Instructions. Welcome to the world of rocket-boosted, radio-controlled model aircraft. The Estes Astro-Blaster is a high performance model designed for the experienced R/C builder and flyer. It requires the use of a mini or micro type R/C system. Model rocketry experience would be helpful but is not necessary as this kit will provide you with some basic instruction in the safe use of Estes rocket engines and accessories..."

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Note see the earlier RCM plan Sky Blaster (oz7033) for more background on the development of this model for Estes.

Supplementary file notes

Instructions. 12 pages complete. Includes build pics.

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Astro-Blaster (oz11562) by Gus Morfis from Estes 1994 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11562)
    Astro-Blaster
    by Gus Morfis
    from Estes
    1994 
    35in span
    Jetex R/C
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 22/09/2019
    Filesize: 377KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: CottagePie1

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