Estes - X-Fliers Kit

Manufacturer: Estes
Product Type: Kit
Skill Level: 1
Status: Out-Of-Production
  • Estes - X-Fliers {Kit} By Michael P. Morley with Alex Morley (May 30, 2007)

    Brief: The Estes X-Flyers is a kit in the “Launchables“ series which contains two easy-to-build pre-decorated model rockets. Alex, age 10 at the time, built both rockets in under ten minutes each without adult assistance. Construction: The two rockets are referred to in the kit as “X-Flyer #1” and “X-Flyer #2.” X-Flyer #1 is 15.25” long. It ...

  • Estes - X-Fliers {Kit} By Mark Fisher

    The X-Flyers are BT-20-based, minimum diameter birds that even with their full-length tube wraps, weigh practically nothing. Both employ the plastic fin can of the Nike Arrow resulting in relatively low drag. Modifications: Recovery system and engine mount, as detailed below. Specifications given are for X-flyer #1. X-flyer #2 differs very little, both in parts content and flight ...

  • Estes - X-Fliers {Kit} By Michael P. Morley with Alex Morley

    I received the Estes X-Flyers as a gift from our neighbor Zachary. The kit is one of Estes Ready-Built series and includes two rockets, one yellow and blue, and one black and purple. This kit was packaged in plastic and came in a box and cost $14.99. A pretty good deal for two rockets. No construction on a Ready Built just attach the chute and jam in an engine. Finishing: The X-Flyers are ...

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  • Bill Eichelberger for Updating Product Attributes


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