Estes Shuttle Xpress 2183
The Estes Shuttle Xpress is a new wave of fighter glider technology that carries two gliding fighter shuttles to the skies for battle. At apogee, it releases the two fighter shuttles that glide back to earth. Using a standard engine this rocket can soar to 575 feet.
E2X - Easy to Assemble
Length: 17.7 in. (45 cm)
Diameter: 1.33 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 3.2 oz. (90.7 g)
Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, Parachute Recovery, Twin Gliders
Recommended Engines: B4-2(First Flight), B4-4, B6-2, B6-4, C6-3, C6-5. Projected Max Altitude: 600 ft. (183 m)
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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