Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Checkmate 7276
Featuring a unique, highly swept nested fin design, keep your eyes on this one as you can easily reach 900 feet! Single stage or 2-stage, this rocket soars! a Skill Level 1 build makes it a great choice for someone just getting started with boosted rockets.
The Checkmate launches on mini engines (sold separately) and recovery is streamer for the rocket and tumble for the booster. Prepare for re-launch with a new Estes engine, wadding, a starter and starter plug.
Skill Level 3 Advanced
Length: 17 in. (43.2 cm)
Diameter: .74 in. (19 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g)
High Quality Plastic Nose Cone, Waterslide Decals, Laser cut Fins, Recovery: Streamer and Tumble
Recommended Engines: Single Stage: A3-4T (First Launch), A10-3T. With Booster A10-0T (First Launch), A3-4T, A10-3T
Projected Max Altitude: 900 ft. (274 m)
NOTE: Supplies needed to build the rocket - Scissors, Pencil, Ruler, Fine Sandpaper, Carpenter's Glue, Plastic Cement, Hobby Knife, Clear Tape, Masking Tape. Supplies needed to finish - White Primer. Yellow, Black and Blue Paint. Protective Clear Coat.
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