Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Honest John 7240
A highly sought after scale kit has returned to Estes! You asked and we listened. More scale kits and this is just the beginning. The 1/14 scale surface-to-surface missile has kick off the launch pad and is a very high flying rocket! You can expect around 1400 feet of HIGH altitude with the Honest John when powered by an E12-6. You will be pleased with the high quality parts in this kit and it needs to be a part of your collection.
Skill Level 3
Length: 22.9 in. (58.2 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in. (42 mm)
Estimated Weight: 4.4 oz. (124.7 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decal, 15 in. (38.1 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: C11-3, D12-5 (First Flight), *E9-6, *E12-6
Projected Max Altitude: 1400 ft. (427 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