Estes - Red Alert Kit

Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 893
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1991-1992
  • Estes Red Alert By John Lee (October 19, 2008)

    Brief: Next week, my club is going to have an informal 13mm duration competition. I never win these things, but I do like to take part. With only a week to go, I realized that I didn't have anything ready to enter and started looking through the inventory. I found the Red Alert. It seemed light and would go pretty high on an A despite the draggy nose cone. Besides, it was near the ...

  • Estes Red Alert By John Lee

    Brief: This is a simple, high-performance OOP rocket from the Estes catalog of '91 and '92. Construction: It includes an engine block, paper shock cord mount, launch lug, lug offset, shock cord, streamer, screw eye, balsa nose cone, BT-5, and 3 die-cut fins. The build is easy and instructions are excellent. I sanded the fins to an airfoil shape, filled the tube spirals, ...


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