Estes Shuttle - Skill Level 5

Estes Shuttle - Skill Level 5

Brand: Estes

Part Number: D-ES7246

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Own your very own €œshuttle€ with the ESTES Shuttle. The rocket stands proudly at 23.2 inches and can reach 500 feet when powered with an E12-4 engine. The shuttle itself is 12.2 inches long and has an 8.9 inch wingspan. When the conditions are right, one minute shuttle glides are very possible. Pretty impressive!

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, epoxy, carpenter's glue, plastic cement, sanding block, hobby knife, clear tape, primer (red oxide, white), paint (black, 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 with a 3/16 inch launch rod and E 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).

Estes Shuttle - Skill Level 5 Additional Information:

  • Recommended Engines: D12-3, E12-4
  • Projected Max Altitude: 500 ft. (152 m)
  • Recovery System: 24 in. (61 cm) Parachute, Glide
  • Length: 23.3 in. (58.9 cm)
  • Wingspan: 8.9 in. (22.6 cm)
  • Diameter: 2.6 in. (66 mm)
  • Estimated Weight: 9.5 oz. (269.3 g)
  • Estimated Assembly Time: 12 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)
  • Fin Materials: Laser cut wood
  • Decal Type: Waterslide
  • Launch System: Porta-Pad II or Porta-Pad E and E Launch Controller
  • Launch Rod Size: 3/16" Maxi Rod (sold separately)
  • 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.
  • Brand: Estes
  • Part No: D-ES7246
  • Build Level: Level 4 (Master)

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Do you have the dimensions for this please
Asked by Andrew Cromarty on 19th April 2018

Length: 23.3 in. (58.9 cm)
Diameter: 2.6 in. (66 mm)
Shuttle Wingspan: 8.9 in. (22.6 cm)
Estimated Weight: 9.5 oz. (269.3 g)

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Is this just the model, or also the engine?
Asked by Harriet on 11th July 2019

This is just the rocket kit itself.

You will need engine, wadding, launch pad and controller, etc.

You may be better with a "launch set" if it's your first rocket as it includes most of the items required:

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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