Kit# K-50

Red Double Oval Hang Tag

Damon Era


Images courtesy of Jimid123 at Ye Olde Rocket Forum

Designer: Wayne Kellner

Production Years: 1971?

Retail Pricing Range: $4.95

Rarity: Extremely Rare

Description: Interceptor K-50 kit with vertical double panel facecard and red double oval hang tag. Locating any Estes K kit with a red double oval hang tag is a very difficult task and could take years of searching. At this time, the production basis at Estes for a small quantity of red double oval hang tags is unknown but other specialist are welcomed to add their comments to this page.

The Interceptor was a ground breaking kit with exotic design, plastic components to enhance the design and spectacular decals for building a desk model or a sport flyer. The Interceptor was featured on the cover of the 1971 Estes catalog. Estes offered replacement plastic parts including the wing pods and tail cone.

The kit is comprised of a main body tube, plastic nose cone, tail cone and wing pods, two balsa sheets, two balsa wing pods, engine mount, launch lug, two decal sheets and instructions.

Additional information can be found at the following links;

JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K-50

Essense Model Rocket Reviews: Estes OOP K-50 Interceptor Review

Specifications: Length (26.0 in), Weight (3.85 oz), Diameter (1.325 in), Wingspan (7.4 in)

Recommended 18 mm Engines: B4-2, B6-4, C6-5


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