Estes Nike-X Flying Model Rocket Kit

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Skill Level 2 Advanced
Another highly sought after kit is rejoining the Estes line! The Nike-X single stage rocket is a scale-like model of the army’s 4th generation, two-stage surface-to-air interceptor missile. Nike-style design with army décor including high quality realistic roll pattern waterslide decals. Great performance and really impressive flights with an altitude of up to 600 feet using a C6-5 engine.

Skill Level 2:  First tier of more advanced kits that require beginner skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. Features laser or die cut wood fins, plastic or balsa nose cones, self-stick or waterslide decals, unfinished body tubes and step-by-step instructions. These are unique designs that include multi-stages, payloads and scale models.


  • Length: 23.40"
  • Diameter: 1.33"
  • Weight: 2.4 oz
  • Recovery: 15" Parachute
  • Nose: Plastic
  • Fins: Laser-cut balsa
  • Decals: Waterslide
  • Engines: B6-4 (first flight), C6-5 (600 ft)

Includes: 1 - model rocket kit and instructions.

Note: Glue, finishing supplies, model rocket engines, recovery wadding and a launch system with a 1/8" launch rod are not included. Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12.

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