RTF - Ready to Fly
The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is completely assembled by specially trained craftsman and is ultra aerodynamic and has totally awesome highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone.
The Riptide stands 18 inches tall. When launched on our standard engines, it can reach heights over 650 feet and returns smoothly on a colorful 12 inch preassembled parachute.
Rip through the sky with your own ready to fly Riptide!
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Electron Beam Launch Controller and Porta-Pad II Launch Pad.
Length: 18 in. (45.7 cm)
Diameter: 1.35 in. (34 mm)
Estimated Weight: 2.7 oz. (76.5 g)
Plastic Fins, Self-Stick Decals, Parachute Recovery, Chrome Components
Recommended Engines: B4-4 (First Flight), B6-4, C6-5
Projected Max Altitude: 675 ft. (206 m)
High quality 1.5V AA alkaline battery required for controller.
Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.