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Introducing the Starlight: A Classic Reimagined for New Heights

Relive the golden era of model rocketry with the Starlight, a re-release that pays homage to the timeless thrill of flight. Designed for intermediate enthusiasts, this rocket promises an exhilarating experience that transcends generations!

Crafted with precision and care, the Starlight utilizes balsa wood fins, a testament to its heritage and commitment to quality. Standing at 18 inches with a diameter of 0.98 inches, it exudes elegance in both form and function.

The Starlight is compatible with a range of engines, from the A8-3 to the C6-5, offering versatility in every launch. With a projected maximum altitude of 650 feet, it soars through the sky, capturing the essence of adventure! Equipped with a 15-inch parachute, the Starlight descends gracefully, ensuring a safe and awe-inspiring return. Weighing in at a mere 1.5 ounces, it balances lightweight construction with enduring durability. With a nod to authenticity, the Starlight foregoes decals, allowing its sleek design to speak for itself. Launching the Starlight is a breeze with the Porta Pad II and a 1/8” launch rod, ensuring a seamless and secure liftoff!

Embrace the legacy of model rocketry with the Starlight! Ignite your passion, reach for the stars, and experience the thrill of flight like never before. Elevate your collection with this redefined classic, and let the adventure begin!

  • SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
  • RECOMMENDED ENGINES: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 650 ft. (198 m)

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Fuel Your Passion for Adventure

Get set for an adrenaline-pumping journey with the Starlight, a classic rocket reimagined to take you back to the glory days of model rocketry! Built for those with a bit of experience, this rocket promises a thrilling ride that will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

Expertly Crafted: Balsa Fins for Precision and Power

The Starlight is all about skillful craftsmanship and attention to detail. Its balsa wood fins are carefully made to boost its performance to new heights. With a length of 18 inches and a diameter of 0.98 inches, the Starlight looks as sleek and powerful as it flies!

Power Choices: Engines that Send Your Adventure Sky High

From the A8-3 to the bigger C6-5, the Starlight is all set to take on different engines, giving you a variety of launching experiences. Each engine choice means a heart-pounding flight, reaching up to a mind-blowing 650 feet (198 meters), a show that'll have everyone watching in awe!

Gentle Return: A Parachute that Guides the Way

When it's time to come back down, the Starlight deploys its 15-inch parachute with style. Watch as it guides the rocket safely back to Earth, making sure it's a smooth and impressive descent. Weighing in at just 1.5 ounces, the Starlight is light yet strong, ready for action!

Simple Elegance: Honoring the Past with a Clean Look

The Starlight keeps things real with its clean design, no flashy stickers needed. Every inch of this rocket screams power and style, taking you back to the good old days while using the best tech of today!

Easy Launch: Porta Pad II and a 1/8” Launch Rod

Launching the Starlight is a breeze with a Porta Pad II and a 1/8” launch rod. This combo makes sure your liftoff is smooth and secure, setting the stage for an adventure you'll never forget!

Start Your Amazing Adventure with the Starlight

Unleash the spirit of model rocketry with the Starlight! Light that fire, aim for the stars, and feel the rush of flight like never before. Add this revamped classic to your collection and let the excitement begin! The sky's not the end; it's just the start!


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

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

A8-3, B4-4, B6-6, C6-5
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

650 ft. (198 m)
  • Recovery System

15 in. (38.1 cm) Parachute
  • Length

18 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Diameter

0.98 in. (2.48 cm)
  • Weight

1.5 oz. (42.5 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Balsa Wood

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, Yellow Glue, Ruler, Pencil, Hobby Knife, Sandpaper, Sanding Block, Masking Tape, Paint (White Primer, Silver, Blue)
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This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.