Larix Volans - Level 1 Cert Rocket

Built: 2018-12-07 to 2018-12-13

“The flying larch”

Build specifications

Core specifications -
Final weight (no payload, no motors) 993 g
Fin thickness 0.16 cm
Fin material G10 fiberglass
Fin adhesive DevCon 2-Ton epoxy
Body material QT
Body adhesive (for bulkheads, couplers, mount points) DevCon 2-Ton epoxy
CP (from nose) 122 cm
Recovery method single main parachute
Recovery - Drogue trigger N/A
Recovery - Main trigger motor delay ejection
Recovery protection piston eject

Flight specifications

Aerotech H123W -
Motor Aerotech H123W-10
Launch weight 1271 g (12.5 N)
Average thrust-to-weight ratio 9.8
Predicted rail exit velocity (6ft rail) 20 m/s
Electronics custom - telemetry (917MHz)/recording only (no flight operations)
CG (from nose) 96.3 cm
Stability 4.47 cal



Based on the PML Phobos 38mm kit, minimal modifications.


Motor mount

Fin attachment

Piston and shock cord