Ye Olde Rocket Plans
A website with copies of plans for out of production model
rockets from a plethora of manufacturers. The majority of plans on
there can not be
found elsewhere on the web. This site was originally
inspired by Ryan McDaniell.
Olde Rocket Forum A great place for you to talk to
others interested in the good old days of rocketry. There
are many people here to offer you help in finding an old rocket
you're looking for, or to clone an old kit you always wanted.
Craig McGraw's site offering lots of original rocket designs and
decal artwork. If you have an original design you'd like
to share, contact Craig on his site to have it submitted.
Corporation Lot's of great recreations of classic
kits from many of the old and departed rocketry companies.
Excellent quality Centuri-size parts as well.
Started by Mike Schmidt and now owned by
Rocketry, this company makes
cast resin parts to let you clone many Centuri and Estes kits.
Ninfinger Productions by Sven Knudson. An excellent
resource of old model rocket catalogs online. He also has
a guide for matching up body tube sizes according to their part
JimZ Rocket Plans
by Jim Zalewski. You can find a lot of Estes and Centuri plans
online here at this site. Clone your old favorites.
If you have some plans he's missing, send them over so he can
scan them for the rest of us to enjoy.
Sandman's company that
makes nice repro and upscale decals for your rockets. He
does custom balsa work as well.
Tango Papa Decals
If you're cloning an old rocket, it's not complete without the
decals. Tom makes great reproductions of the classic Estes
& Centuri kit decals. He also sells a Mars Lander kit in
three different "up" sizes.
Uncle Mike's Rocket Shack Mike offers great prices
and great service on many model rocketry items. Lots of
parts to choose from for the cloners out there.
Flis Kits Another source for Estes-size body
tubes, motor mounts, cones and adapters. They also have
many unique design model rockets available for sale.
Advanced Rocketry Group,
Ltd. A great source for Estes equivalent tubes
including the BT-30E and BT-101E. Nice scale kits.
Balsa Machining Service
They offer balsa reproductions of the old Estes and
Centuri nose cones and transitions.
Aerospace Plenty of parts to help clone old kits
along with many original designs of their own. They even
have slightly modified versions of some of the old Canaroc kits.
Model Rocket Building Techniques by Hans "Chris"
Michielssen. Chris put together a great site with all
kinds of tips on how to build model rockets.
Gerry Fortin's Estes Kit Price Database Gerry has
put together a great site where he tracks the going rate of OOP
Estes kits on eBay. If you're looking to buy/sell an old
Estes kit, this will give you an idea of what they're going for.
Buzz Nau's Model Rocket Pages Buzz has some of the old
Centuri Technical Reports scanned and online for your enjoyment.
Site Leo shows us his astounding collection of
model rockets. He has data and pictures for almost all of his
kits. Very cool!
Shasta's - Model Rocket Home Page Another great source
of old model rocket plans online.
Willy Logan's - Cloned Rockets Central Willy has a lot
of great information put together here for helping the BAR out
in reproducing those old classics.
Doug Holverson's site dedicated to all things Centuri. He
has a nice parts cross-reference page there for helping with
cloning Centuri kits.
Inc. Another site from Doug Holverson. You can
buy Centuri ST-8 and ST-10 body tubing from him along with some
other inexpensive parts.
Essence's Model Rocketry Reviews Find great reviews on rockets, old and new.
There's plenty of info here to keep you busy reading for days.
Rockets of Yesteryear by Steve Rogers. Lots of
scans of old Centuri header cards. He's also got some old
rocketry ads scanned.
Estes website that offers most of its technical
documents in PDF format.
Matt Stum's Template Widget A great program to help
you make paper transitions, fin alignment guides and miter
guides. Check out the rest of Matt's site while you're
they're. You'll find lots of other neat stuff.
Stuff Here you will find more Centuri Technical
Documents online and other reports by Jim Barrowman.
Tubular Another source of body tubes including Centuri
size tubes and BT-101. Jim Fackert has the largest
selection, unfortunately the service is extremely slow.
Rakety - planky Some cool European model rocket
designs. Thanks to Andy Hobbs for finding this site.
Wayne Hill's Rocketry Blog Lots of great info for
making rockets out of paper/cardstock.
Model Rocket Shop A UK hobby shop that has a
boatload of OOP Estes kits available for sale.