|CP Position From Front:||17.43 inches|
|Motor Size:||18 millimeters|
The HiJax is an almost ready to fly payloader sold by Estes from 1995 to 2000. Back in 2001, my brother in law and I had what we thought was an incredibly original idea: a night launch! We decided on a date to try out "our" idea when he was in town visiting one weekend and had purchased Estes HiJax rockets and glow sticks for the occasion. We soon came to find out that night launches had ...
This is a great rocket. It was my first model rocket, so I don't have a lot of negative stuff to say. The instructions are very well-written. Every step has a diagram with it. They are very easy to understand. The only part that might be difficult is the shock cord mount attachment, which can get a bit messy. For tools you must have scissors, plastic cement, a hobby knife, masking tape, and a ...
A kit bash between two Estes kits: A RTF Snitch and a Hijax kit. The Snitch will be the booster and the Hijax, the sustainer. Modifications: Booster build: The snitch makes an excellent booster, very stable, and will recover well. To adapt it to a booster, the top "engine block" part of the snitch was removed with pliers and then sanded down. This will allow the motor from the sustainer to be ...