The Estes SR-71 Blackbird is a semi-scale model of the world's fastest manned jet.
|Motor Size:||18 millimeters|
|Nose Cone Material:||Plastic|
|Recommended Motors:||B4-2, B6-2, B6-4, C6-5|
|Tags:||Family:Themes:Aircraft:Jets, Scale:Aircraft:SR-71 Blackbird|
|Wing Span:||9.50 inches|
This is the Sport Scale SR-71 Blackbird Model Rocket. It is an 18mm motor with parachute recovery Estes challenge kit. The SR-71 was designed at the famous "Skunk Works" with a mission of high alititude reconnaissance! The Blackbird kit comes in a box with a color picture of the built kit on the outside. I built kit number EST-7003. It is labeled as a "Challenge" kit series with a skill ...
This is a scale model of the world's fastest jet. Estes brought it back in 2003 along with some other military rocket kits. This one was the original vintage version that was given to me by my neighbor. He said he built it sometime in the 1970s, it was missing fins, and in need of a parachute. The newer ones come in a bag with: 1 BT-50 body tube 2 shorter BT-50 body tubes 1 nose ...
This is a model of the United Stated Airforce 1962 spy reconnaissance plane. Still the fastest and highest flying plane in the world. When I opened the box I was mesmerized at all the pieces to the blackbird and a few I never used before. This is a Estes Challenger level kit. An appropriate classification since it was. This kit can be built with a ruler, hobby knife and white or yellow glue. ...
Estes - SR-71 Blackbird ( Contributed - by Paul Altman) The SR-71 comes boxed like most Estes Challenger series kits. It is a level 3 and they aren't kidding but well worth the time. First thing you should do is look at the directions very carefully and note the pictures. Very important for the nose cone to fit well. I personally did not like the way you glue the fins together in ...
SR-71 Blackbird build thread - FINISHED - The Rocketry Forum
Follow "Mushtang" as he builds an Estes SR-71 kit.