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Ready to Fly Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 29 Ready to Fly Model Rockets )

Estes Ready To Fly (RTF) model rockets come assembled and are ready for launching. This makes it easy for beginners to see how the rockets appear when completed and can study how they fly. Often once a rocketeer purchases a RTF kit they soon after look into building their own Skill Level 1 rocket. Since there is no assembly required that means no paint, glue or previous model rocket assembly skills are required.

Estes Engines and launch equipment are not included with RTF Ready To Fly Estes Model Rockets and must be purchased separately. If you are shopping for Estes Model Rockets that include the launch equipment and in some options the engines, please visit the starter and launch sets section of this store.


Almost Ready to Fly Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 21 Almost Ready to Fly Rockets )

The latest line of model rockets from Estes are the Almost Ready to Fly kits. They are exactly what they sound like, rockets that are just about ready to fly straight out of the box. They often require a quick minute of some basica assembly. Want your Almost Ready to Fly rocket to go even higher? Boosters can be fitted on certain rockets to get them over 1,000 feet into the air.


Shooting Star Rocket


Price:  $ 11.19


Power Patrol


Price:  $ 13.59


Solaris


Price:  $ 13.59


E2X Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 32 E2X Model Rockets )

These E2X Estes Model Rocket Kits do not contain any paint or special supplies for construction and design. The parts include are colored making assembly a breeze. Simply glue the parts together as per the instructions, apply the self-stick decals, attach the recovery system and you are ready to blast off! Model Rocket assembly takes 1 hour or less.

Estes Model Rocket Engines and launch equipment are not included with E2X Estes Model Rocket Kits and must be purchased separately.

If you are shopping for Estes Model Rockets that include the launch equipment and in some options the engines, please visit the starter and launch sets section of this store.


Skill Level 1 Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 31 Skill Level 1 Model Rockets )

Skill Level 1 (SL1) Estes Model Rocket kits is the entry level in Skill Level Model Rocket Kits. Assembly of Skill Level 1 (SL1) model rockets is more advanced than the Estes Ready To Fly (RTF) and E2X Almost Ready To Fly Model Rocket Kits. Skill Level 1 Estes Model Rocket Kits requires some painting, gluing and sanding. Features include laser cut balsa fins, slotted body tubes, plastic nose cones and self-stick decals. Step-by-step instructions make building very easy. Assembly takes at least an afternoon.

Once you have moved on from the ready to fly kits and the east to assemble model rockets now it's time to build your own. A Skill Level 1 rocket kit is great for the beginner rocket builder. This is the first step to getting to the Skill Level 4 rockets which can be very time consuming.

Skill Level 1 Estes Model Rocket Kits do not include Estes Engines and launch equipment. If you do not already have the recommended Estes model rocket engines and launch equipment for the rocket you have selected, they must be purchased separately.

If you are shopping for Estes Rockets that include the launch equipment and in some options the Estes rocket engines, please visit the starter and launch sets section of this store.


Skill Level 2 Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 24 Skill Level 2 Model Rockets )

Skill Level 2 (SL2) Estes Model Rockets, which includes the Mean Machine, are the next tier of more advanced model rocket kits. Skill Level 2 Model Rockets require beginner skills in model rocket construction and finishing. Features include plastic nose cones, laser cut balsa or plastic fins and unfinished body tubes. Assembly may take 24 hours to complete.

If you are ready to take your rocket building to the next level a Skill Level 2 rocket is right up your alley. These rockets are just as fun to launch as they are to build. Add a Skill Level 2 model rocket to your collection today!

Skill Level 2 Estes Model Rocket Kits do not include Estes Engines and launch equipment. If you do not already have the recommended model rocket engines and launch equipment for the rocket you have selected, they must be purchased separately.

If you are shopping for Estes Model Rockets that include the launch equipment and in some options the engines, please visit the starter and launch sets section of this store.


Skill Level 3 Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 11 Skill Level 3 Model Rockets )

Skill Level 3 (SL3) Estes Model Rockets are the next tier of more advanced model rocket kits, including a big seller the Executioner. Skill Level 3 Model Rockets require moderate skills in model rocket construction and finishing. Features include laser cut balsa or plastic fins, plastic nose cones, unfinished body tubes and complex designs. Assembly may take a couple of days.

With so many great model rockets to choose from it may be a difficult task picking just one. These Skill Level 3 rockets are exciting to build and you will be proud to show off your work at the launch site. Start with your favorite and begin building your collection, in no time you will have an amazing group of model rockets that you built yourself.

Skill Level 3 Estes Rocket Kits do not include Estes Engines and launch equipment. If you do not already have the recommended Estes Engines and launch equipment for the model rocket you have selected, they must be purchased separately.

If you are shopping for Estes Model Rockets that include the launch equipment and in some options the engines, please visit the starter and launch sets section of this store.


Skill Level 4 Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 3 Skill Level 4 Model Rockets )

 

The Estes Skill Level 4 kits can be a bit more difficult to assembly so it is recommended you take the time to read reviews and details on the product. These skill levels include smaller pieces and more specialized designs that may take longer to complete. 321 rockets does offer ready to fly model rockets kits as well. Most Skill Level 4 rockets will use a D size rocket engine and will require adult supervision.

Skill Level 4 model rockets are a great way to build a bond with another person. Building a model rocket from scratch and finally seeing the end result is something the builders will remember the rest of their lives. If you are looking for a project to do with your kids, then building a Skill Level 4 model rocket is a great start. They can learn educational tools along with build a lasting relationship and memories.

The Estes QCC Explorer model rocket is a Skill Level 4 rocket and is one of Estes' most famous. The rocket can take a bit of time to build and while you are constructing it you will wonder how it flies. Tension will rise as you roll this awesome rocket out to the launch pad. Will it fly straight? Will the recovery system work? These are all questions that will go through your mind before you press the button. Once you see your model rocket launched hundreds of feet into the air you will sigh and grab another rocket engine for another launch.


Cosmic Interceptor


Price:  $ 39.19


Qcc Explorer Model Rocket Kit


Price:  $ 18.39


Dark Silver


Price:  $ 21.59


Skill Level 5 Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 4 Skill Level 5 Model Rockets )
Estes Skill Level 5 rocket kits can be a bit difficult to assemble and are recommended for experienced rocket builders. It is important to read reviews and details about the product before making the decision to purchase a rocket. The model rocket kits include small pieces that may be difficult to work with and more difficult paint schemes. Although this kits are a bit harder than the other skill levels the ending results are worth the time.

Many rocketeers enjoy purchasing these Skill Level 5 model rockets and building them with someone. Building a rocket is a great way to build a bond. From the moment you dump all the pieces onto the table until the moment you press the launch button you will have a blast with these rockets. So if you are looking for an activity for you and the kids why not try an Estes Skill Level 5 model rocket.


E - Engine Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 7 E - Engine Model Rockets )

E Series Engine Powered Estes Model Rocket Kits (Estes Engines sold separately) require varying degrees of assembly skills so please read the model rocket kit descriptions carefully to determine if the rocket you have selected is in line with your model rocket assembly skills. Often, for beginners it is best to try a Ready to Fly rocket or an Easy to Assembly rocket, this way the builder will not get frustrated with the directions and pieces.

Estes E Series engines are some of the biggest engines available on the market. With that said, not all model rockets are built to be equipped with such a large engine. These kits can launch model rockets to incredible heights and will keep everyone at the launch site in AWE. If you really want to take your model rocketry to the next level we suggest building an E Series Engine Powered Estes Model Rocket Kit.

Estes E Series engine powered Model Rocket Kits require the Estes E Launch Pad & E Launch Controller (sold separately) E-Engine powered model rockets are for ages 18 and up. Adult supervision is required for ages under 18.

* Launching Estes Model Rockets on E engines requires the E Launch Controller and Porta-Pad E Launch Pad.You must be 18 years of age to purchase E engines.

* E Launch Controller, Porta-Pad E Launch Pad are not required for rockets that are launched with D Series rocket engines.


Estes Red Flare


Price:  $ 26.39


Estes Top Shot


Price:  $ 19.19


Big Daddy Model Rocket Kit


Price:  $ 25.59


Air Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 4 Air Model Rockets )
Bulk Model Rockets  ( Click Here To See all 22 Bulk Model Rockets )

The majority of the Estes Bulk Pack Model Rocket Kits include twelve (12) rockets. The EST1792 Firestreak Bulk Rocket Pack includes twenty four (24) rockets. Assembly will vary by kit so please read the kit description carefully to make sure that the kit you have selected is a good Bulk Rocket Pack fit for your group's skills.

Bulk Estes Rocket Kits do not include model rocket engines, launch equipment or flight supplies. Please review the Estes Bulk Model Rocket Engine and Estes Launch Accessories options to make sure that you have all of the items required to launch your model rockets. Not only can you get bulk rocket engines, you can purchase Estes bulk rocket engines as well. 321Rockets.com offers many of its products in bulk which makes it cheaper when purchasing for large groups.

Estes Bulk Model Rocket packs are convenient and budget friendly option for group Model Rocket education and launching.


T-bolt (6 Pack)


Price:  $ 55.99


Rocket-star (12 Pack)


Price:  $ 28.79


Estes Color The Sky Bulk Rocket Kit


Price:  $ 103.99


The following Estes Bulk Engine Packs match up with Estes Bulk Rocket Pack.

Estes 1751 - Skill Level E2X - Alpha III Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1754 - Skill Level 1 - Wizard Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1755 - Skill Level 1 - Viking Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1756 - Skill Level 1 - Alpha Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1764 - Skill Level E2X - Generic E2X Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1792 - Skill Level E2X - Firestreak E2X Bulk Model Rocket Pack:

Estes 1793 - Skill Level E2X - Up Aerospace SpaceLoft Bulk Model Rocket Pack: