Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Nike Apache 7254
You asked and we listened! Another classic kit has returned to the Estes line! And did we mention it's a "scale" kit? While some "scale" kits are quite the challenge to build, the Nike Apache is not! A skill level 1 kit, that's were beginners start and become expert builders! A fairly lightweight rocket combined with an Estes C engine, you can expect some amazing altitude out of this one!
Skill Level 1
Length: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Diameter: 1.33 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.8 oz. (51 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decal, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: A8-3 (First Flight), B4-4, B6-4, C6-5, C6-7
Projected Max Altitude: 925 ft. (282 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