Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Red Nova   EST 7266

Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Red Nova EST 7266

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EST 7266
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Skill Level:
3 Advanced
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Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Red Nova  EST 7266  Out of Production

D Engine powered and a great four fin design rocket! The Red Nova stands 21.6 inches tall and can reach an altitude of 800 feet. Once again, a well designed kit and comes with the standard high quality parts Estes is known for! Precision laser cut wood fins. High quality body tube. Plastic nose cone. Colorful pre-assembled parachute. Impressive waterslide decals.

Skill Level 3 Advanced

Length: 21.6"(54.9cm)
Diameter: 1.64"(42mm)
Estimated Weight: 3oz(85g)

Laser cut Wood Fins

Waterslide Decal

15"(38.1cm) Parachute Recovery

3/16" Launch Lug

Estimated Assembly Time 4 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)  Download Instructions

Recommended Engines: D12-5 (First Launch), D12-7

Projected Max Altitude: 800'(244m)


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