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Blast off. A introduction to the mechanisms (rods, rails, towers, igniters, ...) of successful rocket and space model launching.
AERO MODELLER #760 Mar 11 1999 (v.64) pg. 12

Build a lightning launcher. Control box equipped with a key switch, arming light and launch button is used to fire model rockets.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1990 (v.80#4) pg. 62

Launcher circuit is basically a countdown timer which is designed to automatically ignite a model rocket's engine.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 28

A time-delayed (5-seconds to 10-minutes) model-rocket launch control.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 41
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 3
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 4

Electronic ignitors and sparkers (devices that generate a spark or an arc to light a fire). Several circuits are shown including one to ignite model rocket engines.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 81

Model rocket launching circuits. (1) Voice-chip in launching circuit counts down from ten to zero and then activates the fuse. (2) Ten LEDs are used as countdown indicators before the fuse is activated.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 69

Simple rocket-engine igniter circuit uses a 12-volt DC source.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 62