Launch Rods

Launch Rods

Launch rods provide guidance to model rockets as they leave the launch pad, before they are moving fast enough for the fins to guide the rocket.  Launch rods work well for low power rockets, but their flexibility makes them unsuitable for heavier models in the mid-power or high-power range.

  • 1/4 inch x 48 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    1/4 inch x 48 inch Steel Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    $7.99
    This one piece 1/4 inch x 48 inch steel launch rod is ideal for mid power rockets powered by E motors or higher.  For these larger models, ensuring that the rocket is up to stable flight speed before the model leaves the rod guidance behind is key...
    RW-LG-LR-1/4x48
    $7.99