Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit High Flyer 2178
How high will a High-Flier go? The answer is OUTTA SIGHT!! No one knows for sure. Or maybe you do?
The Estes Hi-Flier is an ultra high performance model rocket with tons of attitude. Be sure and keep your eye on this stream-lined missile as it climbs to amazing heights over 1,600 feet, (OK we told you) and recovers with a fluorescent orange streamer. Watch it climb and climb and climb and...well, you get the idea!
Skill Level 1
Length: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Diameter: .74 in. (19 mm)
Estimated Weight: .82 oz. (23.2 g)
Laser Cut Wood Fins, Self-stick Decals, Streamer Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/2 A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7. Projected Max Altitude: 1675 ft. (510 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