|Nose Cone Material:||Plastic|
|Recommended Motors:||1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7|
Brief: Hi-Flyer is a skill level 1 LPR made by Estes. Its main selling point is its potential apogee at 1700 feet. Construction: Three balsa deltoid fins attach to a BT-20 and NC20 combination. Motor retention is achieved by an external engine clip. The clip retention ring is also external. The fins have a small slot cut into the root to accommodate this ring. A sized ...
Brief: Minimum diameter, featherweight rocket that can soar well out of sight (1600+ ft according to Estes). Streamer recovery. Very similar to Estes Sizzler & Estes Star Dart. Parts list: Body tube (which doubles as motor mount) Metal motor retention clip Spacer tube Mylar sleeve Paper thrust ring Die-cut balsa fins Launch lug Shock cord Nose cone with ...
The Estes Xtreme appears to be an elongated clone of the Estes Hi-Filer. Comparison of the Xtreme vs the Hi-Flier: The body tube (BT) is 12 inches vs 9 inches. The nose cone (NC) is elongated and comes to a pointy tip vs a shorter ogive style. Because the Xtreme is longer in both the BT and NC, there is no need to add clay weight to the nose cone. & ...