Estes - MaxTrax Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 13.45 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: ?-?
  • Estes MaxTrax By Nick Esselman (August 10, 2010)

    I saw a thread on RMR about a new Estes' rocket with the capability to determine altitude. I decided to purchase one from the local Walmart. It is a Ready to Fly rocket (for all practical purposes) included with a starter set. Launch pad, controller and two motors (B6-4 and C6-5). The rocket is called the MaxTrax™. Walmart sold it for $18.99. You have to purchase a "button" battery for the ...

  • Estes MaxTrax By Mark Fisher

    Brief: A new member showed up at our launch one weekend with a MaxTrax (EST1434), a new starter set from Estes that included an altimeter payload. He had flown it once before and it had claimed an altitude of over 700 feet on a C6-5. When he flew it at our launch, he used the other included motor, a B6-4, and it registered over 350 feet. The shock cord separated, but after some ...

  • Estes MaxTrax By Jeff Vincent

      For those not familiar with the MaxTrax, it is a new starter kit from Estes with an onboard "Electronic Altimeter". This uses a capsule which drops at a fixed descent rate. The capsule physically senses ejection (apogee), times the interval until it detects landing, then outputs calculated altitude in feet and meters. Promising... I had a chance to fly the MaxTrax yesterday (Sat.), ...

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