The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is completely assembled by specially trained craftsman and is ultra aerodynamic and has totally awesome highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone.
The Riptide stands 18 inches tall. When launched on our standard engines, it can reach heights over 650 feet and returns smoothly on a colorful 12 inch pre-assembled parachute.
Rip through the sky with your own ready to fly Riptide!
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller.
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
|Projected Max Altitude||
675 ft. (206 m)
12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
18 in. (45.7 cm)
1.35 in. (34 mm)
2.7 oz. (76.5 g)
|Estimated Assembly Time||
15 Minutes (painting and glue drying time not included)
Includes 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.