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Estes Flying Model Rocket Launch Set Riptide 1403 **

$37.99 $28.49
(You save $9.50)

Estes Flying Model Rocket Launch Set Riptide 1403 **

$37.99 $28.49
(You save $9.50)
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EST 1403
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Estes Flying Model Rocket Starter Kit Riptide  1403

Punch a hole in the atmosphere with this rocket! The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners' rocket. The Riptide is ultra aerodynamic and has totally awesome highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone. This showy rocket is ready for liftoff in just minutes!

The exciting Riptide stands 18 inches tall. When launched on our standard engines, it can reach cloud topping heights over 650 feet and returns smoothly on a colorful 12 inch pre assembled parachute.

RTF - Ready to Fly

Length: 18 in. (45.7 cm)
Diameter: 1.35 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 2.7 oz. (76.5 g)

Plastic Fins, Self-Stick Decals, Parachute Recovery, Chrome Components

Recommended Engines: B4-4 (First Flight), B6-4, C6-5

Projected Max Altitude: 675 ft. (183 m)

 

Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level

1 Beginner
2 Intermediate
3 Advanced
4 Expert
5 Master
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
Ruler
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Sandpaper
Masking Tape
Finishing Supplies like:
Wood Filler
Sealer/Primer
Paint
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Recovery wadding
Launch Pad
Launch Controller
Power supply
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code

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