|CP Position From Rear:||8.70 inches|
|Fin Span:||5.50 inches|
|Motor Size:||18 millimeters|
|Nose Cone Material:||Balsa|
|Recommended Motors:||B4-4, B6-4, C6-5|
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...