Estes Bull Pup 12D Rocket Kit
The Bull Pup 12D is the sport scale version of the USAF AGM-12D Bull Pup and a great choice for your first scale model kit.
For all you sport scale enthusiasts, this one’s for you! The Estes Bull Pup 12D is a highly detailed version of the USAF AGM-12D Bull Pup air to ground missile. First developed in the 1950s, the Bull Pup was used in combat until the 1970s. Over 30,000 Bull Pups were built and used until it was decommissioned in the mid 80s. If you’re just getting started in scale model rockets, the Bull Pup 12D is a great kit to develop your scale model building skills.
This kit comes with a large diameter, single piece body tube, high quality molded plastic tail and nose cone, laser cut wood fins and authentic full color waterslide decals. Standing 15.6 inches tall, this rocket can pack a ballistic punch by reaching 675 feet on Estes standard model rocket engines and recovering with a colorful 12 inch parachute.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), paint (white) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
|Recommended Engines||A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5|
|Projected Max Altitude||675 ft. (206 m)|
|Recovery System||12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute|
|Length||15.6 in. (39.6 cm)|
|Diameter||1.33 in. (34 mm)|
|Estimated Weight||1.8 oz. (51 g)|
|Estimated Assembly Time||3 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)|
|Fin Materials||Laser cut wood|
|Launch System||Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller|
|Launch Rod Size||1/8″|
|Age Recommendation||Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.|