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An Egg lofting rocket designed for a teacher’s needs and budget! Through the wall thick balsa fins for easier alignment and super strength.
Designed for C11 and D engines. Carrying a regular size raw egg as a payload comes very close to exceeding max lift capability of most C6 engines used in other eggloft kits. Use C11 engines and you get a safe stable flight and a recovery suited for small school size flying fields.
Clear payload is big enough to carry TWO eggs! (with a D12-3 engine).
Swept fins allow the rocket to stand by itself. The main body tube and clear payload section are both the same diameter allowing a standard launch lug to be glued into place with awkward stand-off needed. All these features add up to less time building and more time for your students to perform experiments with their “eggstronauts”.
Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, sanding block, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (green, white) and clear coat (optional). Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.
Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
w/ egg : C11-3, D12-3
|Projected Max Altitude||
825 ft. (251 m) with egg
18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute
23.6 in. (59.9 cm)
1.8 in. (46 mm)
3.50 oz. (99.2 g)
|Estimated Assembly Time||
2 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)
Laser cut wood
Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller
|Launch Rod Size||
3/16" Maxi Rod (sold separately)
Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.