Estes Estes 2037 D-Region Tomahawk Flying Model Rocket Kit
The D-Region Tomahawk is a 1/5 scale of NASA's sounding rocket. Launched only one time in 1968, this rocket was designed to take measurements of the D-layer of the ionosphere - thus its name. Our version of this fantastic scale rocket captu...res all the detail of the original in an easy to assemble Skill Level 2 model that flies as good as it looks. Rocketeers aged 18 and up can enjoy this high-powered kit, with adult supervision for those under 18. Blast Off to Learning Fun Mission Control What's In The Box?
The D-Region Tomahawk is a 1/5 scale of NASA's sounding rocket.
In terms of performance, this gigantic rocket stands over 3 feet tall and can blast nearly 800 feet high.
In terms of performance, this gigantic rocket stands over 3 feet tall and can blast nearly 800 feet high when powered with our E engine. If you don't want to test the limits of your visibility, we've included an adapter to launch on Estes D engines. Finally, to protect this beautiful scale model when it lands, we've included an 18 inch preassembled nylon parachute! Get in touch with your inner astronaut today. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out the 1/10 scale U.S. Army Patriot M-104 Model Rocket Kit.
In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. As a Skill Level 2 the D-Region Tomahawk is the first tier of more advanced kits that require beginner skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. It features molded plastic fins and nose cone as well as waterslide decals.
The D-Region Tomahawk requires a Porta-Pad E and E Launch Controller as well as Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes D12-5 or E9-6 engines are recommended for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (30 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.
Estes body tubes, molded plastic fins and nose cone, waterslide decals, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions.
You will get hours of building fun with the rocket construction, finishing and painting needed to complete this impressive Skill Level 2 kit.
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