The Viking rocket is amazing with 48 possible fin configurations. When flown on Estes standard model rocket engines, the Viking is able to reach amazing launch heights over 1600 feet. Build the Viking in a day and fly to the moon tomorrow.
The Estes Viking is one fantastic research rocket with 48 possible different fin configurations! This kit gives you five special die cut card stock fins that allow you to create a rocket that’s a truly unique rocket of your own design! Take your pick on how you want your rocket to look; fins up, fins down or fins whatever way. You call it, it’s your day to be the rocket designer! Customize your own rocket…no matter how you place the fins, it still offers the ultimate in high performance model rocket flight.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (green, yellow) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
w/Engine Adapter (sold separately)- A10-3T
Projected Max Altitude
1600 ft. (488 m)
18 in. (45.7 cm) Streamer
12.1 in. (30.7 cm)
.74 in. (19 mm)
.6 oz. (17 g)
Estimated Assembly Time
1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
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.