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Vesta Intruder Model Rocket Kit (Estes, 24mm)


Price: $37.99 each


This cool, futuristic sport model from Estes features a plastic nose cone, laser-cut wood parts, waterslide decals and parachute recovery. It should be a fun and challenging build for the experienced modeler! The completed model stands just over 2 feet tall, and it flies to 350 feet on a C11-3.


Length: 25.2"/64 cm
Diameter: 1.64"/42 mm
Weight: 4.4 oz/124.7 gm
Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: C11-3; D12-5; (this model should certainly be capable of flying well on several 24mm composite D and E engines as well)
Requires 3/16" Launch Rod
Recommended for Advanced modelers

What you'll need to build this model:

Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, yellow glue, hobby knife, masking tape, wax paper, sand block, primer (gray), paint (black, gray) and clear coat (optional). Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.

What else you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system (depending on your engine choice, you may need one capable of igniting a composite engine); launch pad with 3/16" rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).