Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Super Nova 7248 Out of Production
A clear payload and a boosted rocket all in one! The Super Nova is an Estes classic that has been brought back into the lineup of fine model rockets. The Super Nova has parachute recovery for the rocket and tumble recovery for the booster.
Skill Level 3 Advanced
Length: 27.5 in. (69.9 cm)
Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: 2 oz. (56.7 g)
Laser Cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decals, Parachute and Tumble Recovery
Recommended Engines: 2 Stage Launches--Booster Stage: B6-0 C6-0. Rocket with booster or rocket only: A8-5 (first flight) B6-6, C6-7
Projected Max Altitude: 1550 ft. (472 m)
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