|Motor Size:||18 millimeters|
|Nose Cone Material:||Plastic|
|Recommended Motors:||B6-2, B6-4, C6-5|
Estes re-issue of the original Interceptor. This flies using standard sized 18mm motors. Any other description of this model would be fruitless - just take a look at the photographs showing the design of the rocket and the decals - that pretty much says it all. This is not an easy kit to build, you should have some practice gluing and finishing balsa fins before attempting ...
From the year 1971 until 1980 Estes produced the original version of the Interceptor. It is considered by many to be the quintessential kit of model rocketry's "Golden Age". Many online auctions for the original sealed kits can go up to hundreds of dollars! Fortunately for those of us who are fans of the futuristic design but without a huge bankroll Estes finally re-released a new version of the ...
Brief: This is a single_stage futuristic "aerospace fighter" with 18" parachute recovery. Construction: The kit consists of: 33mm Estes BT-55 body tube 18mm Estes motor mount tube 2 cardstock centering rings A cardstock thrust ring A metal motor-retainer hook 2 laser-cut fin sheets to make six fins 2 large wings 2 vertical ...
Technically, this isn't a clone because it's not an exact match of the classic Estes Interceptor, but who's counting? I had a leftover 18 inch length of BT-50 body tube and a "Nemesis"-style PNC50 nose cone (the kind with the cockpit and canards) and no idea what to do with them. Scouting around JimZ's Plans I came across the Interceptor, which was a favorite of my younger flying days (e.g. the ...