Estes - Space Shuttle Kit

Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 1284
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1976-1998
Recovery: Glide, Parachute
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Scale
Tags: Scale:Space Shuttle
  • Estes Space Shuttle By Dick Stafford

    This is a review of the OOP Estes Master's Series Space Shuttle, EST# 1284. It is a 1/162 scale replica of the Space Shuttle and includes both Orbiter and booster sections. These sections are connected at launch, boost on a single C5-3 or C6-3 engine, and separate when the 'main engine' ejects. The Orbiter uses glide recovery while the booster uses a parachute. For flight, there are removable ...

  • Estes Space Shuttle By David Fergus

    This is a 1/162 scale model of the Space Shuttle in a boost glider configuration. The kit uses a single 18mm engine mount set off-center in the External Tank (ET). At apogee, the Orbiter releases and returns by glide, while the ET/SRB booster assembly recovers by parachute. Auxiliary fin units (removable for display) are provided for stability during flight and are attached into the bottom of ...

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