Estes Xarconian Cruiser 3223 Out of Production
The next generation in planetary defense is the Xarconian Cruiser; it is capable of both planetary and space flight. The Hyper-Plasma engine pods serve as booth propulsion and offensive weaponry. The Estes version contains many new details that a craftsman modeler will enjoy while creating this new skill level 5 kit! Flights of over 500 feet are brought down safely on the 18 inch parachute.
Skill Level 5
Length: 22.7 in. (57.6 cm)
Diameter: 1.33 in. (34 mm)
Wing Span: 8.4 in. (21.3 cm)
Estimated Weight: 3.7 oz. (105 g)
Laser Cut Wood Fins, Waterslide Decals, 18 in. (46 cm)Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: B6-2 (First Flight), C6-3
Projected Max Altitude: 525 ft. (160 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