Designer Signature Series: Antar (Advanced)
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Antar - Estes 7310
Skill Level - Advanced:
Harry Stine (NAR#02) is known as the “Father of Model Rocketry” and founder of the National Association of Rocketry. One of the original pioneers that founded the hobby right alongside Vern Estes, Stine was also a talented writer. This Estes Designer Signature Series kit is a faithful reproduction crafted by Estes designers from many sketches Stine created as well as the actual original model which is from the personal collection of Estes Vice President Bill Stine (who happens to be Harry’s son).
Antar was not designed as a flying model rocket because in 1951 the hobby didn’t exist yet! Stine was a physicist and clearly understood the science of flight, so even though Antar was a fictional vehicle, the science behind it meant it could actually be stable in flight.
Length - 23.2 in (58.9cm)
Estimated Weight - 3.7oz (104.9 g)
Projected Max Altitude - 450 ft (137m)
Recovery: 15 in (38/.1 cm) Parachute
Recommended Engines: B6-2, B6-4, C6-5 Engines, ignitors, and wadding not included!
Batteries: Requires 4 AA alkaline batteries
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.