Estes Black Brant II Rocket
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Black Brant II


Get ready for an exciting launch with the Estes Black Brant II rocket! This 1:13 scale replica of one of the earliest rockets in the Black Brant family features laser-cut wood fins and plastic toothpicks, giving it a classic yet modern look. Standing nearly 25 inches tall, this rocket is one of the highest flying model rockets in the Estes scale collection, with recommended D12-7 engines (sold separately) allowing it to reach heights of up to 1300 feet.

Loaded with scale details, the Estes Black Brant II is a stunning model that is both fun to build and exhilarating to fly. Finish it off with detailed waterslide decals and an 18-inch parachute for gentle recoveries. Please note that you will need scissors, sandpaper, glue, and other supplies to build the rocket, as well as a launch pad, launch controller, and batteries for the controller (all sold separately). Get your Estes Black Brant II rocket today and experience the thrill of launching your own rocket!

  • SKILL LEVEL: With moderate building and finishing skills, the Black Brant II is perfect for this Advanced level rocket.
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 1300 ft. (396 m) on a D12-7


The beloved Brant is being revived, sporting the same classic design from the 90s, while boasting some new improvements. The Brant is now produced with laser cut wood fins and plastic toothpicks. Fun to build and exhilarating to fly, this rocket is one of the highest flying model rockets in the Estes scale collection.

The Black Brant family of rockets was made in Canada in the late 50s. More than a half century later, highly reliable Black Brant rockets are still carrying scientific payloads to high altitude. 

A stunning model, the Estes Black Brant II rocket is a 1:13 scale replica of one of the earliest in the group. Loaded with scale details, this impressive rocket stands nearly 25 inches tall.

Finish your Estes Black Brant II rocket with detailed waterslide decals and an 18 inch parachute for gentle recoveries. Use the recommended D12-7 (sold separately) to reach heights of 1300 feet. Build and fly your Black Brant II today!


What You Need to Fly

Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, 3/16 inch "Maxi" Launch Rod. Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding.
Six C 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries (sold separately)

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

C11-3, D12-5, D12-7
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

1300 ft. (396 m)
  • Recovery System

18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute
  • Length

24.9 in. (63.2 cm)
  • Diameter

1.33 in. (34 mm)
  • Weight

3 oz. (85 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Balsa Wood

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter's glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), and paint (black, white).

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This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.