Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Hex-3  EST 7263

Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Hex-3 EST 7263

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EST 7263
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Skill Level:
3 Advanced
Motor Mount Size:

Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Hex-3 7263  Out of Production

Definitely a 1st for Estes, the Hex-3 is going to challenge your building skills just a bit! While it might be small, don't be fooled! UNIQUE folded paper construction is your challenge here. Not to worry though, you are going to love this rocket and the price is great!! Booster engine powered and fun to launch!

Skill Level 3 Advanced

Length: 3.2"(8.1cm)
Diameter: 3.8"(9.6cm)
Estimated Weight: 0.6oz(17g)

Printed cardstock

1/8" Launch Lug

Estimated Assembly Time 1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)  Download Instructions

Recommended Engines: B6-0, C6-0

Projected Max Altitude: 100'(30m)


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


Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)


Masking Tape

Finishing Supplies like:

Wood Filler



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


Full one year warranty through manufacturer