NewWay Clone Flying Model Rocket Kit Estes Rigel 3  NWY-58

NewWay Clone Flying Model Rocket Kit Estes Rigel 3 NWY-58

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Skill Level:
3 Advanced
Motor Mount Size:
18mm, 18mm

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NewWay Clone Flying Model Rocket Kit Estes Rigel 3  NWY-58

Manufacturer: Estes 1981-82

Model: 1363

Style: Futuristic/Exotic

A complete but modern clone of the old Estes Rigel 3

Exotic Plastic Nose Cone

18" Parachute Recovery

Laser Cut Balsa Fins

Colorful Water Slide Decal

Elastic Shock Cord

1/8" Launch Lug

Includes a copy of the Estes Instructions

Length: 26.5"

Diameter: 1.325"

Weight 2.7oz

Skill Level 3 Advanced

Recommended engines: Single Stage

Estes: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C5-3, C6-5

Quest: Q-Jet B4-4FJ, B6-4W, C12-6FJ, C18-6W, D16-8FJ, D20-8W

Recommended engines: Multi Stage

Estes: B6-0/B6-6, B6-0/C6-7, C6-0/C6-7, C6-0/B6-6, B6-0/A8-5, C6-0/A8-5


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


  • 5
    Newway kits are great

    Posted by Robert Spillane on 22nd Jan 2024

    Newway kits are great. Either the square tubes or the newway oldway repros are excellent.