Welcome to the BnB frequently asked questions page! 

  • Can Model Rockets be reused?
    Absolutely! Our model rockets are designed to be reusable, allowing you to enjoy the thrill of flight time and time again. Depending on the kit you choose, you can expect a range from a dozen flights to well over fifty launches! Nevertheless, it's crucial to emphasize that the durability and lifespan of your rocket’s rely heavily on the quality and precision with which it is constructed. By ensuring a high-quality build, you can maximize your rocket's longevity and extend its ability to take flight with consistent grace. So rest assured that when it comes to our model rockets, not only do they deliver captivating performance but also offer reusability.

  • What are model rockets made of? 
    When it comes to the world of model rockets, you may find yourself wondering about the materials that are used. Most model rockets are crafted using a combination of sturdy yet lightweight components. The main framework of these rockets typically consists of durable cardboard tubing, this material not only ensures the structural integrity of the rocket but also provides a suitable base for customizationt. To ensure optimal aerodynamics and stability during flight, plastic nose cones are often incorporated into the design. These sleek and streamlined components not only contribute to a more graceful ascent but also aid in achieving impressive altitudes. When it comes to achieving proper control during flight, balsa or lightweight wood fins are widely utilized. These fins play a crucial role in stabilizing the rocket's trajectory while minimizing drag, allowing for
    smoother ascents. For more detailed information regarding the composition of specific model rocket kits, we encourage you to explore our product pages.

  • Where can model rockets be launched?
    If you are wondering about the ideal locations for launching or flying model rockets, rest assured that there are various options available. One of the most convenient and commonly used locations is a full-size soccer or football field. These spacious fields provide plenty of room for our rockets. However, it is crucial to prioritize safety and adhere to the guidelines set by organizations such as the National Association of Rocketry (NAR). Following these guidelines ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for all involved. According to NAR guidelines, it is recommended that the field used for launching rockets should be at least one-fourth of the maximum altitude in both length and width. For example a Khufu's Pyramid needs to have a field at least 50 feet by 50 feet.

  • How fast do model rockets go?
    Have you ever wondered about the speeds that model rockets can reach? The velocity of these rockets is determined by various factors, such as the type of rocket and the motor combination used. From the Khufu Pyramid, which soars through the sky at a respectable 70 miles per hour, to the Arachnid, clocking in at over 200 mph, there is a wide range of speeds that model rockets can achieve. These impressive velocities make every launch a thrilling experience for both enthusiasts and spectators alike.