VK-7 Cluster Sounding Model Kit


2 in stock

SKU: RT-1034 Category:


This is a flying semi-scale model of the Viking sounding rocket, which was developed by the US to provide a better vehicle than the German V2. In the 1950’s, several of the Viking rockets were designed and flown by the US Navy. As part of a scientific mission, the Viking 7 climbed to 136 miles, and beat the altitude record of the V2.

  • Over 29″ Tall, 2-Motor Cluster Kit. Uses B, C Estes Motors
  • Comes with Ejection Baffle (no wadding required) and decals
  • The kit includes illustrated instructions, motor mount kit with plywood cluster centering rings, body tubes, sturdy coupler, bands, nose cone, pre-cut balsa wood fins and 18″ pre-assembled plastic parachute.
  • There are three bands which go across the rocket’s airframe to add detail to the model. Small rectangles glued on the fins, to add even more detail.
  • Requires 3/16″ Launch Rod, Intermediate Assembly Skills Required. Age: 12+


  • Length: 29.5″ (75 cm)
  • Diameter: 1.64″ (42 mm)
  • Weight: 5.43 oz. (154 g)

Recommended Motors (apogee ft):

2 x B4-4 (360), 2 x B6-4 (370), 2 x C6-5 (850)

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