Estes Astron Skydart II 3229
Powered by standard engines, expect to be impressed with the glider flight of the Astron Skydart II. Absolutely the coolest glider rocket Estes makes, one minute duration glides are fully possible. Be the first on your block to get this cool rocket.
Skill Level 3
Length: 15.4 in. (39.1 cm), Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm), Wingspan: 12.5 in (31.8 cm) Estimated Weight: 3.1 oz. (87.9 g)
Laser cut wood fins, Waterslide decals, 12 in (30.5 cm) Parachute and Glider Recovery
Recommended Engines: B6-2 (First Flight), C6-2
Projected Max Altitude: 500 ft. (152 m)
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
If you are just starting in the hobby start at the beginner level and move up from there at your own pace.
What is needed to build and fly
All model rockets come in kit form that require assembly. The materials are primarily cardboard tubes, balsa or plastic fins and nose cone. Materials will vary by model and are typically specified in the description of each kit.
Additional supplies will be necessary to build and finish your model rocket kit and may include:
Scissors, Hobby Knife
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Finishing Supplies like:
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code that can be found at http://www.nar.org/NARmrsc.html