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Request for Information on the Apollo LES

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GAF
  • Member since
    June, 2012
  • From: Anniston, AL
Request for Information on the Apollo LES
Posted by GAF on Saturday, August 04, 2018 10:34 PM

I'm hoping someone has some more concrete details than what I've been able to find online.

Does anyone have dimensions for the Apollo LES (Launch Escape System), especially the Block 1 version?  I have an old Revell model 85-5090 as shown here:

https://jonrocket.com/store/products/apollo-lunar-spacecraft-plastic-model-1-48-scale

Unfortunately, over the years I've lost the escape tower and the base, so I'm going to have to scratch-build those items.  Shouldn't be too hard, and I have some good detail photos, but dimensions are a bit lacking.  So if anyone has a blueprint, or some good details I would greatly appreciate the info.

Thanks!

Gary

GAF
  • Member since
    June, 2012
  • From: Anniston, AL
Posted by GAF on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 9:33 AM

Update:  Managed to find what I need here:

http://heroicrelics.org/info/saturn-i-and-ib/as-207-drawings.html#download-links

Good information!

Gary

  • Member since
    January, 2015
Posted by PFJN on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 12:19 PM

Hi,

Thanks for sharing the link.  The info is great. Big Smile

Pat

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Philadelphia Pa
Posted by Nino on Sunday, August 12, 2018 2:08 PM

Here is a link to a paper version.  The design might help.

http://papermodelingman.com/apollo4802.pdf

   Nino

GAF
  • Member since
    June, 2012
  • From: Anniston, AL
Posted by GAF on Monday, August 13, 2018 5:32 AM

Nino>  Thank you.  Interesting paper model!  Smile

Gary

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