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Educational Rockets 3

Humdinger <br />Mini-motor but Maxi Altitude 1

Assembles quickly, flies high

From the picture, Humdinger looks like a toothpick with fins. Well, it IS! Barely more than a half inch wide and almost two feet long, it's amazing to watch disappear from the launch pad in an instant. There's lots of fun in this small package ;-)

Humdinger has a pre-built fin can so there's no fiddling with fin alignment. And it's pre-painted, too, so slide the decals on and a few dabs of glue and you're ready to fly.

Projected Max Altitude: 1100 ft (335 m)

Vital Statistics

Length: 22.5 in (572 mm)
Diameter: .54 in (14 mm)
Weight: .65 oz (18.4 g)
Recovery: 6 inch parachute
Recovery Upgrade: streamer
Glue: Gorilla Aliphatic Resin Glue, Gorilla CA Gel, Gorilla 5 minute Epoxy

Launch equipment: standard plus Maxi Rod
Recommended motors: 1/2A3-2T (First Flight), 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T

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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, igniters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.

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