Estes - Optima Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 41.00 inches
Decals: Self-Stick
Designer: Mike Dorffler
Diameter: 2.60 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 2035
Motor Size: 24 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Plastic
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1990-1994
Recommended Motors: D12-3
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 3
Status: In-Production
Style: Sport
Tags: Family:Estes:Optima
  • Estes - Optima {Kit} (2035) [1990-1994] By Eric Fletcher

    Estes - Optima ( Contributed - by Eric Fletcher )  Height - 43" Width - 2.56" Weight - 17oz Motor - 24mm Brief This is an Estes single stage rocket to be flown on D size engines. Construction The kit came in a hanging box display and was packaged very well. All the parts were intact. I think it was manufactured before they had skill levels on the box. But I ...

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