Estes - Nike Smoke Kit

Diameter: 3.00 inches
Fin Material: Plastic
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 009704
Motor Size: 29 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Plastic
Power: Mid-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 2012-
Recommended Motors: F26-6FJ, F50-6T, G40-7W, G80-7T
Recovery: Parachute
Scale: 1/5.5
Skill Level: 5
Status: In-Production
Style: Scale
Tags: Family:Estes:Pro Series II, Scale:Nike:Nike Smoke
Weight: 41.80 ounces
  • Estes Nike Smoke By Mike Caplinger (March 19, 2014)

    The Nike-Smoke sounding rocket flew hundreds of times in the 1960s, used to measure high-altitude winds by ground photography of its smoke trail.  It has also become one of the most popular subjects in model rocketry history -- the first kit I know of was the Centuri 1.6" version introduced in 1969.  With kits covering the size range from tiny Micromaxx to high-power full scale, ...

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