Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Pro Series Super Big Bertha 9719
The Pro Series II line just got a new member! Meet the Super Big Bertha, featuring a BT80 (2.6 in/66 mm) diameter body tube for your building enjoyment. Standing over 36 inches tall, the Super Big Bertha comes with the quick release motor retention system just as the other Pro Series kits do. (9750 Motor Retainer Set - is also sold separately). Construction of this kit is not difficult and the altitudes you will reach are very impressive! Building and finish work can easily be accomplished over a few days. AND did we mention its a bring back from around 1990?
Pro Series II
Length: 36.8 in. (93.4 cm)
Diameter: 2.6 in. (66 mm)
Estimated Weight: 8.9 oz. (252.3 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Screw on Motor Retainer Set, 24 in. (61 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: E16-4 (first launch) F15-6
Projected Altitude: 1200 ft. (366 m)
NOTE: This rocket can also be launched on a D12-3 engine when you purchase the ESTES 9753 - 24 mm to 29 mm Engine Adapter.
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