The most visually obvious thing about this rocket is that the recovery system doesn't eject from the nose cone, but from mid-rocket. Looks awesome when the ejection charge goes off, and while it's coming down. However, the break in the middle has so much length on each end that the top half tends to lean while on the launch pad, making a crooked rocket that flies a little off. Fixed it by adding single layers of masking tape to the plastic insert until we found the perfect balance of good hold vs. still ejecting. The payload area is not accessible once built, so you can't change the cargo with each launch - you would need to add it prior to gluing. Built it with my 7 year old, and he did most of it himself.
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