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Another of the Art Applewhite early designs was a 3" Cardstock printed Flying Saucer.
Gets about twice the altitude of the original 3" Quest RTF "LPB" flying Saucer on the same motor. Still we're only talking about maybe 25feet LOL!!!
but a Fun build from a flat piece of cardstock.

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Welcome to the Art Applewhite Flying Saucer Gallery on TRF.

This gallery showcases the Art Applewhite Flying Saucer and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


Art Applewhite: Micro Maxx Flying Saucer (3" 6mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (4" 13mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (6" 18mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (6" 24mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (7.5" 29mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (10" 38mm):
Art Applewhite: Delta Flying Saucer (18" 38/54mm):
Art Applewhite: Original Flying Saucer (6"):
Art Applewhite: Original Flying Saucer (7.25"):
Art Applewhite: Original Flying Saucer (9"):
Art Applewhite: Original Flying Saucer (10.25"):
Art Applewhite: Original Flying Saucer (12"):



as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!



 
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Art Applewhite Micro Maxx Flying Saucer Basic Information.

Art Applewhite Rockets

MODEL NAME: Micro Maxx Flying Saucer Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced: 2002
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x6mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 1"
Diameter: 3"
Span:
Weight: 0.2 oz

Mfg. Description: As these rockets climb, they spin like real flying saucers. At apogee the Saucer Section separates from the Power Pod and they glide safely down. The fins are 3/32" Basswood and the Saucer Section is 110 lb Card Stock. Engine hooks are used for positive engine retention. The plain flying saucer are white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the experienced rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and slow ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. (Art Applewhite 2002 Web Ad)


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Applewhite 2002 Web Ad
Applewhite 2003 Web Ad

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First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

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I won mine in an EMRR contest a few years back. Not terribly durable, but if you fly on a small field with a soft landing area, you might be okay. Mine broke on the first landing.
 

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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (4") Basic Information.

Art Applewhite Rockets

MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (4") Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced:2003
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x13mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 1.75"
Diameter: 4"
Span: 4"
Weight: 0.3 oz

Mfg. Description: All these rockets ascend rapidly. At apogee they flip over and glide down slowly and safely using aerobrake recovery. There is no complicated recovery system to fail. The White flying saucers are bright white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and dramatic ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. NO long walks to recover you rocket either even on a windy day. (Art Applewhite 2003 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2003 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR
RocketReviews
Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (6" 18mm) Basic Information.

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MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (6" 18mm) Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced:2003
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x18mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 2.75"
Diameter: 6"
Span: 6"
Weight: 0.7 oz

Mfg. Description: All these rockets ascend rapidly. At apogee they flip over and glide down slowly and safely using aerobrake recovery. There is no complicated recovery system to fail. The White flying saucers are bright white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and dramatic ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. NO long walks to recover you rocket either even on a windy day. (Art Applewhite 2003 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2003 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR
RocketReviews
Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (6" 24mm) Basic Information.

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MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (6" 24mm) Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced:2003
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x24mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 2.75"
Diameter: 6"
Span: 6"
Weight: 0.8 oz

Mfg. Description: All these rockets ascend rapidly. At apogee they flip over and glide down slowly and safely using aerobrake recovery. There is no complicated recovery system to fail. The White flying saucers are bright white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and dramatic ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. NO long walks to recover you rocket either even on a windy day. (Art Applewhite 2003 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2005 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR

Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (7.5" 29mm) Basic Information.

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MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (7.5" 29mm) Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced:2003
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x29mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 3.25"
Diameter: 7.5"
Span: 7.5"
Weight: 1.2 oz

Mfg. Description: All these rockets ascend rapidly. At apogee they flip over and glide down slowly and safely using aerobrake recovery. There is no complicated recovery system to fail. The White flying saucers are bright white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and dramatic ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. NO long walks to recover you rocket either even on a windy day. (Art Applewhite 2003 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2003 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR

Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (10" 38mm) Basic Information.

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MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (10" 38mm) Also known as:

NUMBER:

Introduced:2003
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x38mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 4"
Diameter: 10"
Span: 10"
Weight: 2.5 oz

Mfg. Description: All these rockets ascend rapidly. At apogee they flip over and glide down slowly and safely using aerobrake recovery. There is no complicated recovery system to fail. The White flying saucers are bright white for easy decorating and finishing. Custom colors are available upon request. These kits are intended for the rocketeer looking for a new challenge and something out of the ordinary. With their high visibility and dramatic ascent and recovery, they are real crowd pleasers. NO long walks to recover you rocket either even on a windy day. (Art Applewhite 2003 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2003 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR

Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Art Applewhite Delta Flying Saucer (18" 38/54mm) Basic Information.

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MODEL NAME: Delta Flying Saucer (18" 38/54mm) Also known as: L2 Delta

NUMBER:

Introduced:2005
Final Year:
Designer: Art Applewhite

Type: Flying Saucer
Motor Mount: 1x38mm or 1x54mm
Recovery: Aerobrake
Stages: 1
Length: 8.75"
Diameter: 18"
Span: 18"
Weight: 24 oz

Mfg. Description: This rocket can be built in a few evenings with normal hobby tools and supplies. Flights are highly visible and very dramatic. Descent is always slow and safe using extremely reliable aerobrake recovery. There are no parachutes to burn up, tangle, shred or get stuck, no shock cords to snap, no electronics to fail or batteries to shake loose or run down. Your rocket will never get lost or stuck in power lines and trees. Reloads and single use with any length delay and plugged motors and hybrids in a wide range of powers and sizes can be used. This kits comes with both 38mm and a 54 mm motor mounts. These motor mounts can be changed in the field in seconds and allow the rocket to be flown on a very wide range of motors including EX. (Art Applewhite 2006 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2006 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR

Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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