Throughout the UK, there are many rocketry suppliers to help out newbies as well as more experienced users and builders of model rockets. In this article, we will have a look at some of the most popular UK suppliers in model rockets, their motors, and their materials.
At Congreve (rocketmotors.co.uk), you can get their very popular reloadable rocket motors which range from a diameter of 29mm to 54mm. The five different ranges of propellant formulations include standard, fast, white star, butt-kicker, and a firestarter propellant.
The business is also popular among newbies that purchase model rocket kits and attend many events and clubs showcasing their motors and kits.
Apollo 11 Model Rocketry
This company (ap11o.co.uk) specialises in many rocketry products. These products include airframe tubes, centring rings, engine blocks, recovery materials, and much more. They have been operating in the UK for many years and are one of the most popular choices in model rocketry supplies throughout the UK.
Rocket Services stands as the very first model rocket supplier in the UK. They have been running since 1980 and produce a range of motors in different classes. Some of their well-known motors include the F36-5, F-72-2, and the G30 and H-136 models. Over the past few years, they have been publishing historical UK rocketry literature.
Uncle Bob’s Rocket Shop – unclebobsrocketshop.com
This supplier (unclebobsrocketshop.com) works as an on-site supplier and vendor of model rocket equipment. Their speciality is in hybrid rocket motors, and the shop is run by the UK’s most prolific and experienced hybrid rocketeers. Many believe they have the largest range of hybrid rocket motors throughout Europe.
They provide hybrid rocket workshops at launch events which is great for beginners with a serious interest in rocketry. They attend many events throughout the UK, including the UKRA, EARS, SWARM, WRS and Black Knights rocket club.
From these suppliers and vendors, you will be able to find everything you need for the first build.