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Estes - Scissor Wing Transport {Kit} (1265) [1974-1985, 2004-2007]

Attributes

Decals: Waterslide
Designer: Bill Simon, Ed Brown, Wayne Kellner
Diameter: 0.9760 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Length: 22.7500 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 1265
Motor Size: 18 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Plastic
Original Price: $5.50
Plan (Estes Instructions): 
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1974-1985, 2004-2007
Recommended Motors: B4-2, B6-2, C6-3
Recovery: Glide, Parachute
Skill Level: 3
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Glider
Weight: 2.5000 ounces
Wing Span: 16.0000 inches

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Recommended Motors: B4-2, B6-2, C6-3

Estes C6-3 Engine Pack (3-Each)
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C6-3 Flight Pack - 3 Engines & igniters plus 12 sheets of wadding
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Launch Supplies:

Estes 2274 Recovery Wadding
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Estes-Cox Corp 2302 Solar Starter
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Flight Log

DateRocket NameMotor(s)AltitudeNotes
2005-05-04Donald Laskey's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- pop the nose off and went downe fast
2005-07-19Donald Besaw's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Excellent first flight, nice straight boost to maybe 300 feet and the glider performance ...
2005-07-26Donald Besaw's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Great flight, a bit squirrelly during boost but nothing major. However, the glider performance was ...
2005-08-15Donald Besaw's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Beautiful, just beautiful flight. Glider soared magestically overhead during descent and glided in ...
2005-11-12Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Ebay win. Original one. No engine pod. Scratch built one and fixed rocket to fly. Good boost and ...
2005-11-30Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-4- Late ejection but glider transitioned ok.WOW, the dang thing can fly!! Way too straight,almost ...
2005-12-10Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Tried a C engine again.Good boost and transition but glider went into a death sprial. Hard ...
2005-12-10Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Used some CA on body tube,got it straight enough to try again but I should have quit while I could ...
2005-12-10Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Did field repair and tried it again with the same results!Really landed hard, major damage to ...
2005-12-24Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Made major repairs to body tube with tube coupler. Delay seemed too long for a -2.Down it went ...
2006-01-15Chan Stevens's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Clean pod separation, popped nose cone off, maple leaf recovery.
2006-01-15Chan Stevens's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Popped nose cone off, maple leaf glide
2006-04-22Chan Stevens's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB4-2- Low altitude, but decent glide for high winds.
2006-04-22Chan Stevens's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC5-3- Perfect boost, great glide!
2006-06-11Edward Chess's Estes - Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Very long glide for such a short boost. Wings detached upon landing.
2006-08-13Jerry Krueger's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB4-4- First flight. Boost was good, arched over a little. Glide was perfect, better ever expected. It ...
2006-10-12Geoffrey Kerbel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- OK,last try! Still can't fly. I'll fix it but it is now retired. I so much wanted to get it to fly ...
2006-11-11B. W.P.'s Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Arced over slightly in the climb. When ejection occurred at approximately 300ft, was perfectly ...
2007-06-02 Steve Lindeman's Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Good Launch with rocket flying straight and true. Boost tube ejected properly and wing snapped ...
2007-07-28Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Very straight glide but a bit nose-heavy, will add more tail-weight. One fin on power pod broke on ...
2007-08-24Mark Van+Luvender's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-5- Wing on glider separated at ejection. Rest of glider streamlined in to chest high weeds. Recovered ...
2007-09-30Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Awesome flight, glider had a nice wide sweeping turn and landed perfectly level, runway-like. ...
2007-12-30Chan Stevens's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3-
2008-05-10Edward Chess's Estes - Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Did not glide well this time--out of trim, and wing did not fully rotate into position. Nose ...
2008-06-21Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Arcing flight put the scissor wing in perfect glide position at ejection. Nice sloping glide ...
2008-08-09Andy Turits's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Arced pretty seriously and acheived a maximum altitude of 150 feet. Nose down separation. Booster ...
2008-08-23Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Great flight but got a little nervous as the glider headed for the treeline, luckily it flew right ...
2008-09-20Edward Chess's Estes - Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- At apogee; nice long, straight glide.
2008-10-26Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Added some weight to one wing to get it to turn a little. Got a steep, tight circular glide. Will ...
2009-01-25David Sindel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Fast but safe glide; will have to rebalance. The motor tube was crimped and I shortened it a hair.
2009-09-21 Jim Bassham's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Lifted off and arced over to horizontal flight at about 200'. Ejected pod perfectly and glided ...
2009-11-22Jim Bassham's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- Arched over on boost and flew into the sun. Ejected OK and glider flew back toward launch pad and ...
2010-01-02Jim Bassham's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3- The Scissor-wing got a lot of comments at this flight and flew flawlessly. Great flight.
2010-06-12Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Rubber band did not fully pull swing wing into place. Corkscrewed down and lawn darted. Tail ...
2010-08-14Edward Chess's Estes - Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Poor glide path, spiraling in. Some damage to wing and body probably needs replacing. Decided to ...
2010-10-23Glenn Weiss's Estes Scissor Wing TransportB6-2- Good flight until the glider flew right into a high tree. Tail unit broke off and was recovered ...
2010-11-21David Sindel's Estes Scissor Wing TransportC6-3-

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