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Bachem’s Real-Life Model Rocket

When one thinks of rockets, the first thing that comes to mind is usually a typical space rocket, like a Delta class or even the immortal mega-lifter, the Saturn V. These huge, metal monsters impress with a size and power made all the more impressive with their relative safety and reliability. However, it wasn’t always […]

From Hay Wagon to SAM Launcher – Just add Natter!

If the whole concept of a semi-expendable wooden (or even cardboard, as was proposed!) Vertical Take-Off rocket interceptor doesn’t sound wacky enough, imagine trying to launch it! When the Luftwaffe high command decided to back he Bachem Ba-349 Natter point defence interceptor, they realized it would only be useful if it could be moved around. […]