Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Baby Bertha 1261
A miniature version of one of the most popular kits of all time, the Big Bertha. There's nothing childlike about the Baby Bertha! It's fun to build and decorate. Baby is a special, high-flying member of the Bertha family.
The Baby Bertha is a half-sized version of one of Estes’ most popular rockets, the Big Bertha. The Baby Bertha stands just 13 inches making it an ideal Intermediate building experience. High performance and easy to build is this model rocket.
The Estes Baby Bertha requires assembly and can be built and finished in just a few hours. You can paint it like the package or create your own Go Wild design! The kit features the distinctive looking laser cut wood fins, a blow molded nose cone and easy to apply self-stick decals. When powered with Estes standard model rocket engines, it can streak to over 575 feet and is easily recovered with a colorful 12 inch parachute.
Complete your set of Berthas with the addition of this mini missile today!
Skill Level 2 Intermediate
Length: 12.75 in. (32.4 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in. (41.7 mm)
Weight: 2.1 oz. (58.2 g)
Laser Cut Balsa Fins
1/8" Launch Lug
Estimated Assembly Time 1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Recommended Engines: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
Max Altitude: 700 ft. (213 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