Jack Hagerty's Binder Designs Brutus

This big white rocket was built largely as an advertising vehicle for Jack's company, whose logo is on one side (not visible here). The Brutus was the four-finned predecessor to Binder Designs' current three-finned Excel kit.

Jack with the Brutus

The first two flights, at our March launch, were on G40s, giving nice slow liftoffs for photography and video purposes.

The Brutus lifts off on a G40

Both flights were captured on videotape. One of the videos is available on LUNAR's Video Gallery..

The Brutus descending on its chute

(Gee -- are you sure that shock cord is long enough, Jack...?)

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