Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Red Nova 7266
D Engine powered and a great four fin design rocket! The Red Nova stands 21.6 inches tall and can reach an altitude of 800 feet. Once again, a well designed kit and comes with the standard high quality parts Estes is known for! Precision laser cut wood fins. High quality body tube. Plastic nose cone. Colorful pre-assembled parachute. Impressive waterslide decals.
Skill Level 3 Advanced
Length: 21.6 in. (54.9 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in. (42 mm)
Estimated Weight: 3 oz. (85 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decal, 15 in (38.1 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: D12-5 (First Launch), D12-7
Projected Max Altitude: 800 ft. (244 m)
Requires 3/16th in. Maxi Launch Rod (ESTES PN 2244)
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