Estes Interceptor Rocket Kit
Towering over 2 feet tall, the Interceptor delivers excellent flight performance on B and C engines. When launched on the recommended C6-5 engine, blast this gorgeous rocket to heights of 525 feet into the air. Be the hit at your launch site and get your Interceptor today!
Envisioned by Estes designers to be operational by 2050, the Estes “Interceptor” is an ultra-sophisticated rocket that could patrol our galaxy for possible aggression by hostile aliens. Highly advanced defense systems, which includes photon and laser armaments as well as ION drive for extended tours around the Milky Way only enhance the rocket! This kit returns with quality features Estes is known for like laser cut balsa parts, two full color waterslide decals and detailed plastic parts including the nose cone, wing pods and tail cone. When properly outfitted for launch, flights over 500 feet are possible with a soft landing on a colorful 18 inch parachute. The futuristic looking Interceptor is sure to be the envy of everyone at the launch site.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, wax paper, sanding block, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white) and paint (black, fluorescent orange, white). (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||B4-2, B6-2, B6-4, C6-5|
|Projected Max Altitude||525 ft. (160 m)|
|Recovery System||18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute|
|Length||26 in. (66 cm)|
|Wingspan||7.4 in. (18.8 cm)|
|Diameter||1.33 in. (34 mm)|
|Estimated Weight||3.9 oz. (110.6 g)|
|Estimated Assembly Time||5 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.|