Estes Athena 2452
One of ever popular Ready to Fly rockets from Estes, the Athena is one cool rocket and comes fully assembled which means you get to the flying field quick. So grab a friend and get ready to have some fun!
RTF - Ready to Fly
Length: 16.5 in. (41.9 cm)
Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.4 oz. (39.7 g)
Plastic Fins, Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: A8-3 (First Flight), B6-4, C6-5 Projected Max Altitude: 1125 ft. (343 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