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Experience the thrill of flight with Solo Beginner Model Rocket - the easy-to-build rocket with a unique twist! This beginner level rocket features a breakaway pod that glides to the ground, dancing through the sky during recovery, while the main body of the rocket comes down under parachute to touch down safely.
Standing over 2 ft. tall and utilizing a 15 in. parachute, the Solo can fly up to 500 ft. before breaking apart and returning to the ground.
To build the Solo, you'll need scissors, pencil, ruler, yellow glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, clear tape and masking tape.
To launch, you'll need Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters, and recovery wadding, as well as four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries for the launch controller.
Experience the flight of the Solo for yourself and get ready for a unique rocketry adventure!,/p>
It’s hard to find easy-to-build and fly Beginner rockets with truly unique characteristics. That’s what makes the solo stand out on its own! It can fly up to 500 ft. before breaking apart and returning to the ground.The Solo Beginner Model Rocket features a breakaway pod that glides to the ground, dancing through the sky during recovery, utilizing the wind and thermals to float gently to the ground. The main body of the solo comes down under parachute to touch down safely. At apogee, when the rocket reaches the peak of its flight, the pod can slide freely forward, dislodging itself from the rocket.The main body of Solo beginner model rocket utilizes a 15 in. parachute and stands more than 2 ft. tall! Experience the flight of the Solo for yourself.
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