ROL NEWS--Hawk Mountain New Products

Hawk Mountain New Products May 6, 2005 Web posted at: 1:18 PM EDT
(ROL Newswire) -- Hawk Mountain has developed an aluminum fin canister
for their 4" fiberglass tubing. This is a military grade unit machined from 6061-T6 aluminum with beveled 0.125" thick fins! The fin can screws together on the airframe and if a fin is damaged it can be easily replaced. The fin can weighs 1.5 pounds and is clear anodized which will resist corrosion and can be painted with regular paint. The fin canister can be used for a 4" minimum diameter rocket or can be used with airframes with 38, 54 or 75mm motor mounts. Besides being strong enough for Mach flights you can easily remove the fin canister if your rocket suffers damage to the airframe. The Fin Canister sells for $98.00 Also New from Hawk Mountain "All Fiberglass 4" Kit called the Gryphon! The Hawk Mountain 4" all fiberglass Gryphon kit is named after a mystical animal with characteristics of two of the noblest animals; the Lion and the Eagle. It is most easily recognized as having the head of an Eagle and the body of a Lion. The Base kit has a 36" long 4" fiberglass airframe, Fiberglass nose cone, three 0.093" FR-4 beveled fins, 38mm fiberglass motor mount, fiberglass piston system and Kevlar shock cords. The kit can be upgraded with a 54mm motor mount or 75mm motor mount. It is also available in 48", 60" and 72" long airframes as well as a dual deployment version. The 54mm & 75mm motor mount upgrades include 0.125" beveled fins. The Base kit sells for only $ 189.00 and flies great on 38mm "H" & "I" motors. The dual deployment kit features a new electronics bay located in the 11" long coupler which is designed to hold multiple altimeters or GPS units. To learn more about the Aluminum Fin Canister and Gryphon kit visit us at
Source: Hawk Mountain
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