G-Force 5' Rocket

This is a Large Rocket Kit Designed for Aeroforce G Composite Hobby Rocket Motors. It's four inches in diameter and made by Aerotech. It's a skill level 3 model for ages 16 years and up.

Aerotech G-Force 5 Rocket
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 Aerotech # aro89021
$110.19
 
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Aerotech Item # aro89021
Specifications :
  • Length: 60" (152cm)
  • Diameter: 4" (10.1cm)
  • Weight: 32 oz. (907 grams (without motor)
  • Recovery System: 42" Parachute
  • Nose Cone: 4:1 Ogive
  • Stages: 1
  • Aerotech Product Number: 89021
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Spotlight Review

 
"$66 are you kidding?"
jayorr (Utah)
What a great rocket! I have flown hundreds of mid & high powered rockets, and this one is too cool. Lets face it, these are simple rockets, easy to assemble. Nothing hard here. When you are done you have a very impressive looking bird. Low performance due to high mass, but this rocket could easily be flown on H power. For killer G flights, get a Mustang. I love mine! I read most reviews of this rocket. FOR HEAVENS SAKE, USE EPOXY ON THESE ROCKETS, And don't skimp on the epoxy. I also built mine with the body tubes EPOXIED together. The nose cone slips into the airframe easier than the coupler, just something I like better.

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Features

  • Easy to build - fun to fly with composite power.
  • Large rocket is five feet tall, ruggedly constructed, and makes roaring 750 foot high flights.
  • Precision airfoil molded fins.
  • FIN-LOK fin mounting system.
  • Integrated load distribution structure.
  • Sturdy pre-slotted body tube.
  • Adaptors permit use of various size and type Aerotech motors.
  • Motor retention system for quick and easy motor change.
  • Labyrinth ejection gas cooling system.
  • Tangle free shock cord mounting structure.
  • High strength elastic shock cord.
  • Pre-assembled fabric parachute.
  • Molded nose cone.
  • Large colorful adhesive decals.
  • Complete illustrated instructions.
  • Box converts to a rocket assembly and display cradle.
  • Designed for Aerotech G composite hobby rocket motors.
  • Four inch diameter kit can be flown with a variety of Aerotech composite propellant rocket motors.

Specs

  • Length: 60" (152cm)
  • Diameter: 4" (10.1cm)
  • Weight: 32 oz. (907 grams (without motor)
  • Recovery System: 42" Parachute
  • Nose Cone: 4:1 Ogive
  • Stages: 1
  • Aerotech Product Number: 89021

Includes

One Large Rocket Kit for Aeroforce G Composite Hobby Rocket Motors


Requirements & Suggestions

  • How To Build a Model Rocket
  • CA or Epoxy Cement
  • Accelerator for CA Cement
  • Paint: see box photo
  • Brushes
  • #240 Grit Sandpaper
  • Hobby Knife with #11 Blade
  • 12" Ruler (with 1/16" resolution)
  • 1/8" Diameter Wood Dowel at Least 12" Long
  • Aerotech G Composite Hobby Rocket Motor (see COMMENTS)
  • Adult Supervision
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Reviews

  
 
"Excellent rocket"
dwgallivan
Aerotech rockets are a great way to make the jump to mid and high power. if you've been building Estes kits and are looking for something bigger, this is a great place to look. All Aerotech kits come with some awesome features that make construction easy (even easier than some Estes skill level II kits). The through the wall fin mounting (and the mechanism for connecting the fins to the engine mount) make construction a breeze. This particular kit is huge. Everyone will turn to watch it fly. It's fun to buold and more fun to fly.

 
"Just a few defects"
msteht
Over all the rocket was pretty easy to install provided you have some experience. No wood at all on this rocket it's all done with modeling cement so that was nice. It has something that is new to me that I'm curious to see in action and that is instead of the parachute coming out of the nose cone it comes out right at the middle section. Two things I didn't like we're the way the fins and nose cone came out of the cast, the fins needed sanding and some putty to fill right at the base where it came out of the mold ( very easy and just cosmetic) however the nose cone wasn't perfectly round, when standing back you can see a slight slant since one side is slightly more curved than the other, but it's really small and unless you have a ridiculously sharp eye like mine most people will still have a hard time seeing it even after I point it out. But over all it was a good rocket to build.

 
"BIG Rocket at a Great Price!"
FinBurner (Brandonbacn@outlook.com)
This rocket is BIG! The parts are high-quality and the Aerotech Fin-Lok mechanism makes it really easy to get the fins straight. I'm not so sure about the cooling mesh as I've heard reports it can become clogged, but I haven't experienced that yet. The nose cone required some work (it is heavy duty but the cast lines were obvious). Launching this on a G80 is impressive and LOUD. I highly recommend this for those of you wanting to get a BIG rocket - and the price can't be beat!

Information

Recommended Aerotech Single Use Engines:

Motor/Altitude

G38-4/610

G40-4/750

G77-4/800

G79-4/800

G80-7/1200

Recommended Aerotech RMS Rocket Motors:

Reload/Altitude

G53-5/650

G64-4/800

G71-4/800


Comments

  • Keep out of reach of small children.
  • Recommended Aerotech Motors
  • -Reloadable Motor System (RMS): G64-4W.
  • -Single Use Motors (SU): G40-4W, G80-4T, G35-4W, G38-4FJ.
  • Read over operations instructions very carefully.

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