|Motor Size:||13 millimeters|
|Nose Cone Material:||Plastic|
|Wing Span:||6.50 inches|
Brief: This is a fully assembled plastic sport/scale model of the X-15 Hypersonic Research Vehicle. This model is capable of flights up to 600 feet high and recovers on a 12 inch parachute. Construction: The model came packaged in a blister pack and included: 1 fully assembled plastic X-15 1 retention cap 1 12 inch plastic parachute Instructions Since the model ...
In all fairness I can't do a brief description on this kit as there is a small story behind it. As is normal for me this is not an actual review of the Estes NASA X-15 (0889) [1988-1989]. It is a kit bashed, clone by transition. I came about the idea of doing the X-15 as the G-15 after building my first eight Goonybirds. The logical choice was to wait until the 15th Baby Bertha kit ...
Page 46 of the Estes catalog features the "New" X-15 (0889)
1988 Estes catalog photo of the X-15.
Review of the Estes NASA X-15 [1988-1989]