ESTES 1478 Flash Model Rocket Kit
Skill Level E2X
High performance model rocketry at a moderate price. You can experience the thrill of building and flying your own high performance model rocket without the need for gluing or waiting. The pre-colored body tube attaches easily and the die cut decals are a breeze to apply. In just an hour you will have built your 1st model rocket that will look like it was made by a pro! Ease of assembly is just one of the great features of this set. The main feature of the FLASH is the sleek, drag defying design that provides high performance, cloud punching flights of 925 feet on Estes standard model rocket engines.
Each Flash Launch Set comes complete with a wicked looking FLASH snap together model rocket kit and our super reliable Estes Launch System.
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, fine sandpaper and masking tape. (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
- Recommended Engines: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5, C6-7
- Projected Max Altitude: 925 ft. (282 m)
- Recovery System: 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
- Length: 16.2 in. (41.1 cm)
- Diameter: 1.1 in. (28 mm)
- Estimated Weight: 1.8 oz. (51 g)
- Estimated Assembly Time: 1 Hour
- Construction: Quick Snap Assembly
- Fin Materials: Plastic
- Decal Type: Self-stick
- Launch System: Includes Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller
- Launch Rod Size: 1/8"
- Age Recommendation: Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.