As the older and slightly more experienced cousin of the Bright Hawk, the Big Betty is a classic model rocket kit featuring balsa wood fins and the largest diameter body tube in the Skill Level 1 category. This is one of the most popular kits, so if you're looking for a nice big kit that flies like a dream... look no further!
Quest Skill Level 1 beginner modeler kits may require a little measuring, gluing, sanding and painting. Assembly usually takes 45 to 90 minutes. Drying time for glue and painting could take up to 3 hours.
This kit requires assembly. Hobby glues, finishing supplies, building tools, launch system and rocket motors for launching are not included.
Launch supplies sold separately. Requires Complete Launch System (Q7700), Quest Q-Jet rocket motors with FirstFire Micro Initiators and Recovery Wadding. One 9-volt, snap-top, Lithium battery is required for the Q2 Launch Controller - Not Included.
Recommended for ages 10 to adult. Direct adult supervision is suggested for those under 12 years of age when building or flying model rockets.
Skill Level 1
Length: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Diameter: 1.575 in. (40 mm / T40)
Weight: 3.5 oz. (99 g)
Recovery: 14 in. Parachute
Fins: Laser-cut Balsa
Décor: Self-adhesive Decals
Flights up to 800 ft. (244 m)
Uses Quest Q-Jet™ Black Max™: B4-4FJ (1st flight), C12-4FJ, C12-6FJ, D16-6FJ, D16-8FJ rocket motors.
Uses Quest Q-Jet™ White Lightning™: B6-4W (1st flight), C18-4W, C18-6W, D20-6W, D20-8W rocket motors.
Other brands of model rocket motors, with a similar motor type (power) designation, should be OK for use in this product.