Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Expedition 7249
Standing over 2 feet tall, the Expedition is a high performance sport rocket! Launched on C11, D12 and E engines, this rocket will go well over 1,000 feet! A little bit of a challenge to build but a rocket you will be proud to have in your collection!
Skill Level 4
Length: 25.6 in. (65.1 cm)
Diameter: 2.22 in. (56 mm)
Estimated Weight: 5 oz. (141.8 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decals, 18 in. (46 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: C11-3 (First Flight), D12-5, *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