Estes 1948 Big Bertha Flying Model Rocket Kit
Product Packaging: Standard Packaging
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 2.5 x 23.5 inches
- Item Weight: 1.6 ounces
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping.
- Item model number: 1948
- Manufacturer recommended age: 10 years and up
- Skill Level 1
- Laser Cut Wood Fins, Self-stick Decals, 18 in. (46 cm) Parachute Recovery
- Projected Max Altitude: 500 ft. (152 m)
- An Estes original
- Laser cut balsa fins
- Standard engine powered
- Parachute recovery
- Flies over 500'
Product Packaging: Standard Packaging The Big Bertha is an Estes classic from the Skill Level 1 Series. In just oneafternoon you'll be ready for an exciting time at the launch field! Propelledby powerful standard Estes engines, this beauty travels to 500 feet. If you'venever flown a Bertha, get one and launch it. Once you've flown it, you'll takeit to every launch! Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills,with adult supervision for children under 12. _Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectly describes this Estes classic. _ _The Big Bertha checks in at an impressive 2 feet tall! _ 3, 2, 1, Lift Off! Big Bertha is an Estes original. Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectlydescribes this classic. She's an all-around Estes favorite that has trulywithstood the test of time. Over the decades, Big Bertha has been mostmodelers' first "big" build. While standing on its massive fins, thisimpressive rocket checks in at 2 feet tall, floating back to earth with adecorated 18 inch preassembled parachute. Adding to your growing fleet ofRockets? Check out another Estes favorite, the Der Red Max Skill Level 1 ModelRocket Kit. Blast Off to Learning Fun In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also hassignificant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateurrocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work.Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, andaerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science andengineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the BigBertha. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nosecone and easy to apply self-stick decals make for an afternoon of buildingenjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit. Mission Control The Big Bertha requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for thelaunch (not included). Start with a B4-2, B4-4, B6-2 or B6-4 engine for thefirst flight. Use an Estes C6-5 engine for subsequent flights. Unlessotherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction andfinishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, modelrocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteriesare required - sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read allinstructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and suppliesrequired. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary forprecision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, standback as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry isnot intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dryweeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility. What's In The Box? Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, self-stickdecals, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. _Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!_ From the Manufacturer Big Bertha is an Estes original. Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectlydescribes this classic. She's an all around Estes favorite that has trulywithstood the test of time. Over the decades, Big Bertha has been mostmodelers' first big build. While standing on its massive fins, this big blackrocket checks in at an impressive 2' (61 cm) tall. If you've never flown aBertha, get one and launch it. Once you've flown it, you'll take it to everylaunch. The Big Bertha gives you a slow, realistic liftoff. What a thrill itis to watch. Propelled by powerful standard Estes engines, this beauty travelsto 500' (152 m) and comes back to earth with a decorated 18" (46 cm)parachute. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut balsa fins, molded plastic nosecone and easy to apply self stick decals make for an afternoon of buildingenjoyment. In one afternoon your Bertha is ready for an exciting time at thelaunch field. Cutting, sanding and painting required. Building tools,finishing supplies, engines and launch supplies also needed - sold separately.Recommended for ages 10 an up with adult supervision for those under 12.
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