Astron Falcon

Kit# K-13

1972-1973 Yellow Paper Hang Tag

Facecard with $1.25 Pricing

Damon Era


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Designer: Larry Renger

Production Years: 1972-1973

Retail Pricing Range: $1.25

Rarity: Rare

Description: Vertical Image; Damon Era Astron Falcon from early 1970s. Red and white facecard with typical black framing of overlayed rocket kit image and in separate frame, the kit number and specifications. A pre-printed price of "$1.25" in black oval completes the facecard. At this point in time, the facecard and instructions sheets are separate. Yellow solid color hangtag with Estes emblem and Subsidiary of Damon underneath. Kits still marked as Astron and used Cat. No. and "K" (Kit No.) numbers.

The Falcon is an exciting front pod boost glider design for competition. It is a skill level 4 kit for the experienced modeler. Estes suggests that recovery gliders of up to 1.5 minutes are possible.

Specifications: Length: 12.0", Wing Span: 10.0", Diameter: 0.736", Weight: 0.40 oz.

Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/4A3-1, 1/2A6-2, A5-2, B4-2


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