Estes Eliminator XL Launch Set
• Soar up to heights of 427 metres with the Eliminator XL rocket
• The Eliminator XL rocket comes in at 1124mm long
• Package includes launch pad and launch controller so you can be just like NASA’s mission control
• Requires assembly as well as motors, starters and recovery wadding – available to purchase separatelyWhat is included in the rocket set?
The Eliminator XL Launch Set from Estes comes with a rocket as well as a launch pad and launch controller. The launch pad and launch controller allow you to position your rocket vertically and launch from a safe a distance so you can ensure the safety of those around you. The rocket itself can reach up to a maximum of 427 metres in the air.
The rocket will require some assembly, including the use of carpenter’s glue, plastic cement and a modelling knife. The Eliminator XL is an easy to assemble rocket and can be built in approximately an hour. What is the difference between a single stage and a two stage rocket?
A single stage rocket, such as this one, only has one motor and will therefore only have one burst of fuel per take off. A two stage rocket has two bursts of fuel, and would be able to reach a higher altitude. What do I need to launch the rockets?
To get your rockets off the ground you will need a compatible motor. There are a range of motors that can be used with these rockets, we recommend the following: D12-3, E9-6 and E9-8. You will also require starters and recovery wadding to launch your rockets which can be found in the Blast-Off Flight Pack, as well as on their own. These extras can be found in the links below.
N47DK - D12-3 Rocket Motor 6 x 3 Pack
N58DK – Recovery Wadding
N59DK – Solar Starters What other accessories can I use with the rockets?
Accessorise your rockets with a range of great additions to really get the most from them. With the Estes Altimeter you can accurately measure your rocket’s altitude up to 3000m whilst the Estes AltiTrak can also measure your rocket’s altitude by utilising basic trigonometry and the device. We would recommend the Tube Marking Guide as the perfect addition to your rockets. This device will make building your rockets a lot easier by marking your fin and launch lug placements to ensure you don’t make a mistake when putting the rockets together. Find a link to the accessories below.
N55DK – Estres AltiTrak
N56DK – Estres Altimeter
N57DK – Tube Marking GuideWhat is the recommended age for these rockets?
It is recommended that these rockets are used by ages 10 and up, with adult supervision for children under 12 years of age.
||10+ (Adult supervision required for under 12’s)
||1 x Eliminator XL rocket
||1 x Astron II launch controller
||1 x Astron II launch pad
||1 x Parachute
|Built in parachute?
||Yes - 460 mm
|Compatible with other kits?
||A range of motors are compatible
||34 mm x 34 mm x 1124 mm
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