Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit SA-2061 Sasha 7271
Inspired by Russian military design, this scale-like model rocket is sure to enthuse the most dedicated rocketeer. A masterful build, this high powered model rocket can reach heights of 2300 feet when powered by E engines in both boosters.
A long-time hobbyist’s dream build, this high powered model rocket kit is what Estes model rocketry is all about. Based off of a Russian military spaceship, the Sasha is a scale-like model that would be a spectacular addition to any hobby rocket collection.
Durable and rugged this bad boy has two stages to lift the 6.1 ounce rocket into ‘outer space’. Powered by two D or E engines, the Sasha can soar to 2300 feet high. An 18 inch parachute will safely return the main rocket down to earth as the booster tumbles gently down to the ground. Once grounded, this 31-inch tall rocket will command respect when on display in any hobbyist’s collection.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: (sold separately) Scissors, pencil, ruler, sandpaper, carpenters glue, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), paint (red, gray, olive-drab), clear coat (optional), plastic cement, clear tape. Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II launch pad with E Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, recovery wadding and four 1.5V high-quality AA alkaline batteries (not included).
Length 31.10 in.
Diameter 1.64 in.
Estimated Weight 6.10 oz
Assembly Time 6 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)
Fin Materials is Laser cut wood
Recovery System: 18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute; Tumble
Recommended Engines: (sold separately)
Upper Stage: E12-6
With booster: D12-0, E12-0, E12-8
Projected Max Altitude 2300 ft. (701 m)
Required Launch Support: (sold separately)
Launch System Porta Pad II and E Launch Controller
Launch Rod Size 3/16" Maxi Rod
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