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Gryphon Boost Glider Model Rocket Kit (Estes)


Price: $20.99 each


Boost Glider Model Rocket Kit for 13mm Engines. This new kit from Estes features laser-cut balsa parts and should make a good first or second glider kit for the intermediate modeler. The model flies upward under rocket power then the pod separates to come down on a streamer while the canard-style glider soars back to the ground to fly again!


Length: 18 in/45.7 cm
Body Diameter: 0.54 in/13.7 mm
Glider Wingspan: 6 in/16.2 cm
Approx. Weight: 0.6 oz/17g

Manufacturers Skill Level: Intermediate
Glider Recovery (Streamer Recovery on Pop Pod)
Recommended Engines:
1/2A3-2T; A3-4T; A10-3T

What you'll need to build this model:

Scissors, Pencil, Ruler, Wax Paper, Fine Sandpaper, Carpenter's (Wood) Glue, Hobby Knife, Masking Tape, Clear Tape, Paint (optional): Primer, Gray, White, and Clear.

What else you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system; launch pad with 1/8" launch rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).