007245 – Comanche-3™

$23.99

Expert Skill
(Formerly Skill Level 3)

Three stage! Three engines! Outstanding altitude!

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Description

Expert Skill
(Formerly Skill Level 3)

Back by popular demand and a new color scheme! The Comanche-3 has always been a crowd pleaser and this time around is no different! Dual streamer recovery brings this awesome rocket back to earth with tumble recovery for the boosters.

Straight forward assembly and a day or so of your time and you’re ready for lift-off! Three standard engines will have you searching the skies for this one!

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (red, orange, yellow). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad with a 3/16 inch launch rod 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).

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Additional information

Projected Max Altitude

2250 ft. (686 m)

Recovery System

36 in. (91.4 cm) Dual Streamer; Tumble

Length

41 in. (104.1 cm)

Diameter

.98 in. (25 mm)

Estimated Weight

2.5 oz. (70.9 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

4 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)

Fin Materials

Laser cut wood

Decal Type

Waterslide

Launch System

Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size

1/8"

Age Recommendation

Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.

1 review for 007245 – Comanche-3™

  1. John

    One of my favorite rockets

    I understand this rocket was retired, and is now being brought back. My review is about the older version. It was one of the most memorable rockets I ever flew. I had never flown a multistage rocket before, so I had no idea what to expect. This thing flew so high, it was unreal. In a spot of bad luck, just as I fired the rocket off, a cessna came flying in from the east. As soon as the rocket took off, he pulled back the throttle. We were out in the desert, so he was probably 1000 feet above ground. Needless to say, this rocket went way past the plane. It was a sight to see, and exhilarating/terrifying. I lost the first 2 stages instantly, and it never flew as a multi stage rocket again. But it was fun and totally worth it. A word to the wise though. Make sure your sky is truly clear before flying this. Its not like a typical rocket.

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