Estes - Satellite Interceptor Kit

CP Method: Swing
CP Position From Rear: 8.70 inches
Decals: Waterslide
Diameter: 0.98 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Fin Span: 5.50 inches
Length: 22.25 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 1296, 3027
Motor Size: 18 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Balsa
Original Price: $4.00
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1978-1982
Recommended Motors: B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 2
Status: In-Production
Style: Futuristic/Exotic
Weight: 2.30 ounces

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  • Estes Satellite Interceptor By Dale Marshall and Tim Reidy (June 22, 2010)

    Brief: This rocket is being reviewed by Dale Marshall and Tim Reidy. Tim has more building experience so his comments are listed first. Tim: When I saw the list of kits that Estes was re-releasing as part of its Classic Series, I was delighted to see the Satellite Interceptor on the list. It had been on my list of kits to clone, and now Estes had saved me the work. Dale : Well ...

  • Estes Satellite Interceptor By Jewel B. Butler Jr. (May 2, 2010)

    Brief: This is one of the new Estes kits from their Classic series,Crossbow SST is another kit similar in design. They call it Cool and Futuristic. I agree with both descriptions. This is a sleek multi-fined with tubes which made me go wow and some great decals to really make it kind a nasty like it will seek out and destroy. It use a 18 mm engine with parachute recovery. ...

  • Estes Satellite Interceptor By David O'Nan

    Brief Older skill level 3 Estes kit introduced in 1978 and discontinued in 1982. Had one back in 1979 that I lost to a tree on its first flight. When I became a BAR this is one of the first kits I wanted to clone, but it was difficult because of the unique nose cone/tail cone combination. However, in 1997 Estes introduced the Wildfire kit (#2154, see picture), which re-introduced this plastic ...

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