The Generic E2X is a standard engine rocket that launches with a Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller. The rocket has a 12 inch parachute for its recovery system.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, hobby knife and masking tape. (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): 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 are also required for launch controller (not included).
1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
|Projected Max Altitude||
1325 ft. (404 m)
12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
13.5 in. (34.3 cm)
0.98 in. (25 mm)
1.3 oz. (36.9 g)
|Estimated Assembly Time||
1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller
|Launch Rod Size||
Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.