Estes Flying Model Rocket Starter Kit HeliCAT 1465 - Out of Production
In just a few minutes you will have this rocket ready for the launch pad! All you need is glue and plastic cement. No paint is necessary which means more time for fun! Powered by standard Estes engines, this quick build rocket reaches heights of over 500 feet!
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Electron Beam Launch Controller and Porta-Pad II Launch Pad.
E2X - Easy to Assemble
Length: 30.25 in. (76.8 cm)
Diameter: 1.35 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 3.5 oz. (99 g)
Precolored Parts, Plastic Nose Cone and Fins, Parachute and Helicopter Recovery
Recommended Engines: B4-2, B6-2 (First Flight), C6-3, C6-5 (Rocket engines not included)
Projected Max Altitude: 550 feet (168 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