Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Saturn V 1969
Once again, Estes has brought back the famous Saturn V! This famed rocket was the first vehicle to send man to the moon and is one of the finest 1:100th scale models kits ever produced. Scaled from official NASA drawings, the finished model is 43.25 inches tall and lifts off to about 350 feet on a E30-4 composite motor.
We have updated every plastic part in this kit and you won't be disappointed! Accurate Apollo II body wraps, detailed blow molded transition, easier to assemble escape tower, injection molded fins and highly detailed removable display nozzles that doubles as a stand.
FOR A LIMITED TIME, WHILE WE CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SENDING MAN TO THE MOON, WE'VE INCLUDED A "BONUS!" Check back often for more details about this soon to be released kit.
Skill Level 4
Length: 43.25 in. (110 cm)
Diameter: 3.94 in. (100 mm)
Estimated Weight: 11 oz. (311.8 g)
Parachute Recovery: 2 - 24 in. (61 cm) and 1 - 18 in. (46 cm)
Recommended Engine: E12-4, E30-4
Projected Max Altitude: 350 feet (107m)
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