Estes 2021 Cadet Bag With Rocket
Cadet Model Rocket
Cadet flying model
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Sku: 002021

Looking for a fast and easy rocket build that still looks great? Look no further than the Cadet Model Rocket! Featuring an injection molded base with integral fins and launch lugs, this rocket is a breeze to assemble. Plus, with a pre-colored body tube and included stickers for decoration, there's no need to worry about painting. The Cadet Model Rocket comes with a 12 inch brightly colored parachute for recovery. With its easy assembly and great looks, you'll love launching the Cadet Rocket.

To build the Cadet Model Rocket, you'll need scissors, a pencil, ruler, yellow glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, and masking tape (not included). To launch, you'll need the Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters, and recovery wadding. Don't forget to grab four 1.5V AA alkaline batteries for the launch controller (not included).

  • SKILL LEVEL: The Cadet is an easy-to-assemble Beginner level rocket with pre-colored parts.
  • RECOMMENDED ENGINES: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-7
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 1100 ft. (335 m) on a C6-7


The Cadet model rocket boasts a range of impressive features that make it a popular choice for experts and fans alike. For novice users, the rocket is incredibly easy and fast to build, thanks to its injection-molded base that comes with integral fins and launch lugs. This design ensures that the building process is smooth and easy.

Some key features of the Cadet model rocket include:

  • Injection-molded base with integral fins and launch lugs for easy and fast assembly
  • Pre-colored body tube that requires no painting
  • Stickers added for Livery 

The Cadet also comes  with a built-in 12-inch brightly colored parachute for recovery after launch. This feature ensures that the rocket is easy to locate and retrieve after it has been launched. It's a practical and handy choice for rocket fans who prefer launching to searching.

The Cadet model rocket is a great choice for experts and admirers. It gives a smooth building experience with a practical and fitting design.


What You Need to Fly

Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding.
Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries (sold separately)

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-7
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

1100 ft. (335 m)
  • Recovery System

12 in. (30.5cm) Parachute
  • Length

17.5 in. (44.5 cm)
  • Diameter

0.98 in. (25 mm)
  • Weight

1.7 oz. (48.2 g)
  • Fin Material

Molded Plastic

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, pencil, ruler, yellow glue, plastic cement, hobby knife and masking tape.
This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.