The Riptide Launch Set is another great kit from the Ready to Fly (RTF) Series and with no assembly required, you are on the launch pad quick! Using standard Estes engines, it can reach cloud topping heights of over 650 feet. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. For your launching convenience, an Estes launch pad and controller are included in the set. This shinny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners' rocket. The Riptide can reach cloud topping heights of over 650 feet. 3, 2, 1, Lift Off! Punch a hole in the atmosphere with this rocket! The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners' rocket. The Riptide is ultra-aerodynamic and has highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone. The exciting Riptide stands 18 inches tall and returns smoothly to the launch site on a colorful 12 inch preassembled parachute. It also comes with an Estes launch pad and launch controller for your rocket launching convenience (four 'AA' alkaline batteries required â€“ sold separately). Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Estes Classic inspired by a long-range ballistic missile, the Patriarch RTF Model Rocket Kit, which uses the same launch system that comes complete with the Riptide! Blast Off to Learning Fun In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. As a part of the RTF series, the Riptide can be assembled in just minutes. No special tools or painting are required for this kit, leaving mor...
Estes launch controller is for ignition of Estes "E" model rocket engines. Factory assembled and wired. Includes safety key and 30' (9m) of launch cable. One year full warranty. Detailed instructions.RequiresAdult Supervision 4 "AA" Cell Batteries.
The Estes Alpha III rocket launch set contains a launch controller, launch pad, and rocket kit packet with materials and instructions required to assemble the rocket. It is recommended for children 10 years and older with adult supervision up to age 12. The orange plastic nose cone, body tube, one-piece plastic tail fin unit, and self-stick decals allow assembly of the rocket without painting. Additional supplies required to launch the rocket include model rocket engine, starter, recovery wadding, and glue (sold separately). This rocket launch set provides the equipment required to launch (with required components) the Alpha III rocket repeatedly and is suitable for youth group activities such as with clubs and schools.SpecificationsSkill levelEasy to Assemble (E2X), simple gluing, no paintingAge recommendation10 years and up, adult supervision under 12Recommended engines1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7Projected maximum altitude1,100' (335m)Rocket weight1.2 oz. (34 g)Dimensions*12.3 x 0.98" (H x W)Required components (not included)Rocket Engine with Starter, such as Estes 001598 A8-3 EngineRecovery Wadding, such as Estes 002274 Wadding*H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right.A model rocket kit includes reusable parts, and requires launching equipment and single-use launching supplies. These kits are recommended for children 10 years and older, with adult supervision advised to age 12. Rocket kit assembly encompasses a range of skill levelsâ€”from Easy-to-Assemble (E2X), requiring only simple gluing and less than an hour of timeâ€”to Level 5, requiring multi-step assembly with measuring, cutting, gluing, and painting tasks. Reusable rocket kit components include a cone, a body tube, and a recovery parachute. A rocket engine, a starter, and recovery wadding are used once. Rocket engines come in a variety of sizes, time delays, and burn durations. A "first-flight" engine recommendation is gen...
Color: 3 Bandits
Easy to assemble gets you to the flying field quick. 3 rockets, all mini engine powered, can reach heights of 550 feet. Better keep your eyes open for this these little guys or they will be out of sight before you know it. Recommended Engines: 1/2A3-4T (First Flight), A3-4T, A10-3T Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.
Estes, tandem x launch set, pair of high performance rockets, Amazon towers almost 3' high, easy to assemble, Tiger striped body tube, pre-colored plastic nose cone & fins & self stick decals make building this rocket easy to do in about an hour, when flown on standard engines, this rocket can reach heights over 650' with recovery on a 18" preassembled parachute, the crossfire 6 rocket kit that can be built in about a day, features a streamlined shape with aerodynamic fins & nose cone, rocket length is 15,6", when launched with standard engines, crossfire can reach heights up to 1,200', preassembled 12" parachute is included, launch system includes astron II launch controller & astron II launch pad. Blast model rockets to amazing heights with the Estes Tandem-X Launch Set. An ideal introduction to rocket building, this set contains two rocket kits: the Amazon and the Crossfire ISX. It also comes with a launch pad for easy launching, plus two plastic parachutes that ensure a gentle descent to the ground. Whether you're a new rocketeer or a seasoned veteran of the skies, the Tandem-X is sure to deliver plenty of high-altitude thrills. 1469 Tandem-X Launch Set At a Glance: Age Requirements: 10 and up; adult supervision needed for children under 12 Assembly Requirements: Estes rocket engines for flight, and 4 AA batteries for launch controller (all sold separately) Warranty: One-year warranty against manufacturer defects Learn the basics of crafting model rockets with the 3-foot tall Amazon and 15 inch Crossfire. View larger. Its launch system includes a stabilizing launch pad and push-button controller. View larger. Blast Off to Extreme Heights With two rocket kits, the Tandem-X Launch Set offers two unique launching experiences. The aptly-named A...
Color: Big Bertha
The Big Bertha is an Estes classic from the Skill Level 1 Series. In just one afternoon youâ€™ll be ready for an exciting time at the launch field! Propelled by powerful standard Estes engines, this beauty travels to 500 feet. If you've never flown a Bertha, get one and launch it. Once you've flown it, you'll take it to every launch! Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectly describes this Estes classic. The Big Bertha checks in at an impressive 2 feet tall! 3, 2, 1, Lift Off! Big Bertha is an Estes original. Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectly describes this classic. She's an all-around Estes favorite that has truly withstood the test of time. Over the decades, Big Bertha has been most modelers' first â€œbigâ€ build. While standing on its massive fins, this impressive rocket checks in at 2 feet tall, floating back to earth with a decorated 18 inch preassembled parachute. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Estes favorite, the Der Red Max Skill Level 1 Model Rocket Kit. Blast Off to Learning Fun In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Big Bertha. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and easy to apply self-stick decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit. Mission Control The Big Bertha requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). Start with a B4-2, B4-4, B6-2 or B6-4 engine for the first flight. Use an Estes C6-5 engine for subsequent flights. Unless otherwise specified, ...
A sleek sport rocket standing 27 inches tall, the Solar Warrior is screaming to be added to your collection. This rocket can heights over 900 feet.The Solar Warrior flies on C11 and D and engines and a bright 18 inch parachute brings it back to earth. Be the first in your neighborhood to get this hot rocket! Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.