Model Rocketry
 


 
 

This page is for those who have always desired to launch a rocket but they have never realised their dream...

Model rocketry has been an hobby which never reached a large diffusion in Italy due to restrictions on import for model engines.
Things are changed from years and Internet is helping those who love this hobby to find each other and organise themselves with international meetings.


As for each hobby, model rocketry can be done in several ways.

Let's begin with some FAQ:

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST ?

Model rockets construction kit start from about Lit. 15.000/20.000, yeah right.
If you need a starter set (kit, engines, launch pad and ignition system) you can buy it for Lit. 100.000

IS IT SAFE ?

Definitely! Every year in America and other countries thousand of models are launched. It's one of the safest outdoor activities. 

HOW HIGH DO MY MODEL FLY?

Probably is the most frequently asked question about this hobby. Model rockets go from several metres to hundreds and more....

RECOVERY SYSTEMS

There are several system to recover my model. Streamers, parachutes etc.

HOW TO BEGIN ?

If you kept on reading until here I know that probably you're more than just curious. The main goal of this page has been reached. Now if you need some more information about our activities here in Italy just send me an e-mail...
We have an association and a mailing-list and we meet together organising meeting, we've got several websites with launch reports and more...


Some pictures of a model rocket...

 

 

The model is ready on its launch pad

A closer look...


 

Preparing the ignition system...

Lift off...

The model with its parachute is landed safe...
 

If you need some more information, don't hesitate...
 


to leave a message...
paolo.cosetti@iol.it