Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Helios 2887 Out of Production
With it's bright silver body tube and bright yellow nose cone and fins, the Helios is super easy to track in the sky. Assembly is as simple as sliding the fins into the fin can! Reaching altitudes of 550 feet, add the BT-60 Booster Accessory (2256) and watch this rocket soar way past 1,100 feet!
ARF - Almost Ready to Fly
Length: 18.2 in (46.2 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in (42 mm)
Estimated Weight: 2.8 oz (79.4 g)
Projected Max Altitude : 550 ft (168 m)
Recommended Engines : B4-2 (First Flight), B6-2, B6-4, C6-3, C6-5
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