Estes - Mosquito Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 1.73 inches
Diameter: 0.54 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 0801, TK-1
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1971-2011
Recommended Motors: 1/2A3-4T, 1/4A3-2T, 1/4A3-4T, A10-3T, A3-6T
Recovery: Featherweight/Tumble
Skill Level: 1
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Sport
Tags: Family:Estes:Mosquito
  • Estes - Mosquito {Kit} (0801, TK-1) [1971-2011] By Matt Gillard (February 16, 2010)

    An Estes classic, this tiny rocket that has been bought, built, and sacrificed to the rocketry Gods by many. My mosquito is the one with the balsa nose cone, I believe that the later one was a plastic nose cone. The kit comes in a clear bag with the usual art card and instructions. Components consist of: 2 inch of Bt20 Balsa nose cone Launch lug Strip of balsa 0.5 inches ...

  • Estes - Mosquito {Kit} (0801, TK-1) [1971-2011] By Brett Keller (March 5, 2009)

    The Estes Mosquito is a classic rocket, but it is somewhat hard to build and is extremely easy to lose. The instructions are well-written and the rocket is fairly straight forward because it has just 7 parts: 3 fins, body tube, launch lug, and a two-piece nose cone.  The Mosquito is fairly easy to build. However, the fins are very large for their base area and are hard to get on ...

  • Estes - Mosquito {Kit} (0801, TK-1) [1971-2011] By Patrick Byrnes

    The smallest and cheapest Estes rocket. This kit comes in a tiny plastic bag, but all of my pieces were ok. This rocket was very easy to build, only 7 pieces. The fins were small, but not that hard to put on. Finishing: Pros: -The rocket is very small and cute looking. -I have made three and found that red and yellow are the best colors. Con's: -None Construction Rating: 4 out ...

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