Dynasoar Rocketry designs and manufactures unique, easy to build Radio Controlled Rocket Glider kits for people who have previous fixed wing R/C airplane experience. They launch vertically on any standard pad with a 1010 rail guide. After flight, simply replace the motor and they are ready to fly again immediately. Complete build instructions and photos are available online to help with assembly and setup, see this page for Items needed for completion. High quality cut vinyl self adhesive decals are available for my kits from a third party mfg as noted in the directions for each kit. Click on the kit photos below to view the instructions. These kits are designed for composite composite motors ONLY. We carry the recommended motors and reload casings listed below.
**Kit prices include insured shipping in the US, motor shipping is calculated at checkout. I am not shipping motors or kits outside the US due to restrictions and cost.
R/C Rocket Glider Kits
The Space Shuttle rocket glider kit is based on both the US and Soviet era Shuttle designs. The Soviet Buran was flown to orbit on an autonomous unmanned flight, and the US Shuttle was the workhorse of Nasa for many years. The model is approximately 1/72 semi-scale. The model can ordered as either US or Soviet version. The kit comes with white tubing for the body, 6mm depron wing, tail and cockpit surfaces and 3mm side plates. The body tube is pre-slotted for the tail and rail button holes are pre-punched. Elevons are pre-hinged and the spar is pre-installed. Length 21″, wingspan 18″, diameter 2.6″, weight 8.5 oz ready to fly. For composite 24mm E-6 rocket motors only. The Space Shuttle: $66.99 Shipped priority mail.
The Star Clipper RC Rocket glider kit is designed for 18mm composite longburn motors and is a great looking simple to build kit. It features a low mounted delta wing with dihedral, a plastic nose cone, 1.6″ white tubing for the body and 6mm depron wing and tail surfaces. Spars are pre-installed and elevons are pre-hinged, body tube is slotted for the vertical stabilizer and rail button holes are pre-cut. Specs: 24″ length, 15″ wingspan, 5.14 oz rtf, for 18mm composite D-2.3 and C3.4 rocket motors. Star Clipper: $50.99 Shipped Priority Mail.
The Valkyrie RC Rocket glider kit is styled after the Mach 3 Bomber prototype of the 60’s, but simplified for ultra light weight. The wing spar and elevons are pre-installed, the wing is pre-slotted for the vertical stabs and rail buttons are installed in the body tube. It features a plastic nose cone, 1.6″ white tubing for the body and 6mm depron wing and tail surfaces. Specs: 23″ length, 15.5″ wingspan, 5.25 oz rtf, for composite 18mm D-2.3 and C3.4 rocket motors. The Valkyrie: $50.99 shipped priority mail.
X-15 1/21 scale kit
The X-15 2.6″ 1/21 scale Rocket glider kit is modeled after the later version of the hypersonic reasearch vehicle that flew with the XLR-99 engine and without the extended lower ventral. The kit includes pre-slotted body tube, plastic nose cone, pre-hinged control surfaces, pre-installed spars and pre-cut 6mm depron tail surfaces and wing. 2.6″ diameter, Length 29″, wingspan 14″, weight 7.5 oz rtf. For composite D-24 and D-13 motors only. The X-15 1/21 scale: $70.99 Shipped Priority Mail
The Aurora Clipper The Aurora Clipper RC Rocket glider kit is a sleek fast looking design that is very easy to fly. It features a low mounted delta wing with dihedral, a plastic nose cone, white tubing for the body and depron wing and tail surfaces. It has a light wing loading giving it a very nice glide and easy/stable boost, and the dihedral helps keep it level unless you give it a turn command. Construction is very simple and takes about an hour and a half. Wing elevons are pre-hinged and spars are pre-installed. The body tube is pre-slotted for the tail surface and rail buttons are side mounted to avoid catching on the ground during landing. Specs: 36″ length, 23″ wingspan, 10.5 oz rtf, for 24mm E-6 single use or reloadable motors. The Aurora Clipper: $60.99 Shipped Priority Mail.
The F-14 Tomcat R/C rocket glider kit is designed after the excellent Grumman fleet defence fighter. It features a simplified fixed wing to make assembly easy yet giving a high boost and excellent glide while still retaining the look of the swing wing design. The model features plastic nose cone, pre-cut depron wing, tail and cockpit, elevons pre-hinged and spar pre-installed. Rail buttons holes are pre-punched. Body tube is pre-cut at an angle for the rear. Kit comes with 5 pages of marking guides for making the panel lines and cutting your own cockpit decals and wing walk areas. 31″ long, 19″ wingspan, 2.6″ diameter, 10 oz rtf. For E-6 motors only. The F-14 Tomcat: $70.99
The YF-12 RC Rocket glider kit The YF-12 RC Rocket glider kit is modeled after the interceptor version of the A-12/SR-71. It set speed and altitude records, was used to test Mach 3 missile launches using the Aim 47 missile at long range, and later by NASA for research. It comes with pre-slotted white tubing for the body and engine nacelles, 6mm Depron wing and tail surfaces, elevons pre-hinged and spar grooves pre-cut. Includes rail buttons. Wingspan 21.5″, length 40″(about 1/32 scale) weight 12 oz rtf. For E-6 motors(first flight) or E-20 motors(once the model is trimmed) YF-12 kit $75.99 Shipped Priority Mail
ROCKET MOTORS AND CASINGS
**If you are planning on flying more than 8 flights, it is more cost effective to buy 3 reload packs and a casing than 8 single use motors. **
Single Use E-6RC Rocket Motors
The single use E-6RC rocket motors are a disposable version of the reloadable motors I’ve used for years. They are also 9 grams lighter so require less nose weight to balance your model. The single use motors are sold individually and come with one initiator. Motors must ship usps ground. Shipping for motors are based purely on weight and will be added at paypal checkout and includes insurance. Single Use E-6P RC motor $14.25
Aerotech E-6 Reload 3-pack
The Aerotech 24mm E-6 reloadable motor 3 pack is the recommended motor for all current Dynasoar Rocketry kits except the X-15 1/21 and 1/14 scale models. These reloads require the aerotech 24mm RC casing which has a solid forward end available below.
The reloads come in a pack of three with initiators. Motors must ship usps ground. Shipping for reloads are based purely on weight and will be added at paypal checkout and includes insurance. Aerotech E-6RC 3-Pack reload $22.50
Aerotech 24mm RMS R/C Casing
This casing is required for the 3 pack E-6 reloads above, it is NOT the same as the standard 24/40 casing with forward closure and you cannot use these reloads in the standard casing. Shipping is based on weight and includes insurance calculated at checkout. Aerotech 24mm RMS RC Plugged Casing and Closure $45.00
E-20 Single Use Rocket Motors
The single use E-20-4 rocket motors come in a 2-pack and are for use in the X-15 4″ diameter 1/14 scale full fuse model as the liftoff weight requires higher thrust than the E-6 can provide. You may also use this motor in the X-15-3 Delta and YF-12 kits once you have flown and trimmed the models with the recommended E-6 motor. No other dynasoar rocketry kits should be flown with these motors. You need to remove the ejection charge before flight, there is a video explaning how HERE Shipping for motors are based purely on weight and will be added at paypal checkout and includes insurance. Single Use E-20-4 2 pack $20.50
Aerotech 18mm D-24 Motor Reload 3-pack
The Aerotech 18mm D-24 reloadable motor 3 pack is the recommended motor for the X-15 2.6″ 1/21 scale model. They require the aerotech 18mm reload casing below. The reloads come in a pack of three with initiators. Motors must ship usps ground. Shipping for reloads are based purely on weight and will be added at paypal checkout and includes insurance. Aerotech D-24 3-Pack 18mm reload $18.50
Aerotech D2.3T Reload 3-pack
The Aerotech 18mm D2.3T reloadable motor 3 pack is the recommended motor for the Star Clipper Mini, Orbital Transporter Mini and Valhalla kits. They require the 18mm plugged forward closure below(if you have a casing and rear closure) or the entire motor with plugged forward closure is also available below. The reloads come in a pack of three with initiators. Motors must ship usps ground. Shipping for reloads are based purely on weight and will be added at paypal checkout and includes insurance. Aerotech D-2.3T 3-Pack 18mm reload $17.80
Aerotech 18mm Reloadable Motor
This casing is required for the 3 pack D-24 and D2.3 reloads above and comes with the casing, rear closure and PLUGGED forward closure. Shipping is based on weight and includes insurance calculated at checkout. Aerotech 18mm reloadable motor complete $30.99
Aerotech 18mm plugged front closure
The 18mm plugged front closure fits the standard 18mm RMS casing and prevents the delay element fire burning through and damaging the internal foam structure. Shipping is based on weight and includes insurance calculated at checkout. Aerotech 18mm RMS Plugged front Closure $12.00
Aerotech 18-29mm Hobby Wrench
This tool is used for removing and replacing the rear closure on the 18, 24 and 29mm hobby line Aerotech reloadable cases, it helps make sure your rear closure is fully closed and helps get rid of skinned fingers on cold days trying to unscrew tight closures after flight. Aerotech 18-29mm Hobby Wrench: $11.00
**Note, if you have ANY damage to your kit parts due to shipping, please take high quality photos of the box damage and any parts damage and email them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org Keep the shipping box and damaged parts. USPS is now requiring photo proof of any damage claims. Once I file a claim you may receive a letter asking you to bring the damaged box and item for a postal inspector to review them. Once you do this, the claim will proceed and I can send you replacement parts if needed.