Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Nova Payloader 1716
The Estes Nova Payloader is a classic model rocket everyone has enjoyed building & flying! It is truly a favorite choice of rocketeers wanting to experiment launching different specimens into space! Its nose cone has a clear payload section that can be loaded with all sorts of fun stuff to be sent off into space as high as 1000 feet (305m)! It recovers after each mission under a big 12 inch parachute, to be flown again & again.
Updated laser cut balsa fins and easy to follow building instructions makes this rocket one of the easiest to build and finish. It’s perfect for the first time rocket builder!
This kit is in a bulk package and is missing all of the fancy header cards that came with the original kit #1960.
Skill Level 1
Length: 21.1 " (53.4cm)
Diameter: 0.74" (18.8mm)
Weight: 0.6oz (12g)
Max Altitude: 1000ft (427m)
Recovery: 12" parachute
Fins: Laser Cut Balsa
B4-2, B6-2, C6-3
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