Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Estes Shuttle 7246
Own your very own "shuttle" with the ESTES Shuttle. The rocket stands proudly at 23.2 inches and can reach 500 feet when powered with an E12-4 engine. The shuttle itself is 12.2 inches long and has an 8.9 inch wingspan. When the conditions are right, one minute shuttle glides are very possible. Pretty impressive!
Skill Level 5
Length: 23.3 in. (58.9 cm)
Diameter: 2.6 in. (66 mm)
Shuttle Wingspan: 8.9 in. (22.6 cm)
Estimated Weight: 9.5 oz. (269.3 g)
Laser cut wood, Waterslide Decals, 24 in. (61cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: D12-3 (First Flight), *E12-4
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