Launch Rails

Launch Rails

Launch Rails provide superior guidance for rockets as they accelerate to stable flight speed. Mid and high power rockets should use launch rails to avoid the unpredictability of "rod whip" that can cause rockets to take unsafe trajectories.

  • 1010 Launch Rail Joint 1010 Launch Rail Joint

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    1010 Launch Rail Joint

    $22.30
    While launch rails provide outstanding rigid guidance without the risk of rod whip that comes with launch rods, a long rail can be difficult to store.  To ease that burden, Rocketry Works offers the Rail Joint assembly that allows you to join 2...
    RW-RG-RAIL-JOINT-1010
  • 1010 Launch Rail Stand-off

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    1010 Launch Rail Stand-off

    $3.50
    This small and simple accessory for a 1010 launch rail provides support for a model on the rail to keep it off the blast deflector.  Just attach the stand-off to the rail a few inches from the bottom of the rail, and most rockets can rest on the...
    RW-LG-CORNER-BRACKET-2-1010
  • 6 foot 1010 launch rail 6 foot 1010 launch rail dimensional diagram

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    1010 Rail 6 ft

    $28.99
    The 6 foot 1010 rail is the standard rail used by TARC launch pads, and is a very common rail for mid and high power rockets under 30 lbs.  Rails provide superior guidance to heavy rockets relative to launch rods, and have become the defacto...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1010X72
  • 1515 Launch Rail Joint 1515 Launch Rail Joint

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    1515 Launch Rail Joint

    $29.12
    While launch rails provide outstanding rigid guidance without the risk of rod whip that comes with launch rods, a long rail can be difficult to store.  To ease that burden, Rocketry Works offers the Rail Joint assembly that allows you to join 2...
    RW-LG-RAIL-JOINT-1515
  • 1515 Launch Rail 1515 Launch Rail Dimensional Diagram

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    2 piece 12 foot 1515 Launch Rail

    $145.68
    The 1515 launch rail is necessary only for large L2 or L3 models weighing more than 30 lbs pad weight.  Since a 12 foot rail is cumbersome to transport, this launch rail comes in two 6 foot pieces, joined with sturdy rail joint that permits 1515...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1515X144IN-2-PIECE
  • 2 piece 8 foot long 1010 launch rail 1010 launch rail dimensional diagram

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    2 piece 8 foot 1010 Launch Rail

    $62.11
    This 1010 launch rail combines two 4-foot rails to create a full 8 foot 1010 launch rail for mid and high power rockets that require more guidance.  Since an 8 foot rail is cumbersome to transport, this launch rail comes in two 4 foot pieces, joined...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1010X96IN-2-PIECE