Estes Flying Model Rocket Launch Set Whirlybird 1446 Out of Production
What's black, hot pink and yellow you might ask? Well we would answer with the WHIRLYBIRD! With helicopter nose cone recovery along with parachute rocket recovery, the Whirlybird is "really" fun to watch launch and land! Easy to build no matter what your experience level! Have this rocket on the launch pad in a quick afternoon and enjoy countless launches! And powered on a C6-5 engine, your Whirlybird can reach heights of 650 feet!
All rocket parts are pre-colored and glue quickly together with some tube type plastic cement.
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Electron Beam Launch Controller (requires 4 high quality 1.5V AA alkaline batteries - sold separately) and Porta-Pad II Launch Pad.
E2X - Easy to Assemble
Length: 21.2 in. (53.8 cm)
Diameter: 1.35 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 2.9 oz. (82.2 g)
Plastic Fins, self-stick decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: C6-5 (First Launch).
Projected Max Altitude: 650 ft. (198 m)
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
E2X Easy to Assemble
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