Estes - Phoenix Bird Kit

Decals: Self-Stick
Diameter: 1.33 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Length: 24.00 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 3024
Motor Size: 18 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Balsa
Plan (Estes Instructions): http://www.estesrockets.com/media/instructions/003024_PHOENIX_BIRD.pdf
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Recommended Motors: B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 1
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Sport
Weight: 2.80 ounces

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  • Estes - Phoenix Bird {Kit} (3024) By Mark H (February 28, 2011)

    The Phoenix Bird is an Estes remake of the early 80s Centuri Phoenix Bird.  Although close in appearance, this version uses BT-55 based parts compared to BT-56 used in the original.  The biggest difference though is the Estes version uses through-the-tube balsa fins, and a balsa nose cone.  The Centuri version used a plastic fin can and plastic nose cone ...

  • Estes - Phoenix Bird {Kit} (3024) By Michael Schmid (January 26, 2011)

    This is a remake of the old Centauri classic. I was a bit disspointed by Estes' choice not to use the original kit's plastic fin can, nose cone, and body coupler. The instructions for building the kit have a fatal flaw. The kit uses through-the-body-tube fin mounting, and, if the directions are followed, the builder will NOT be able to insert the engine mount as the fin tabs stick well ...

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