Yellow Hang Tag
Pre Damon Era
Images by Gerry Fortin
Designer: Bill See
Production Years: 1968-1969
Retail Pricing Range: $2.35
Rarity: Very Rare
Description: Horizontal image: the white background facecard is part of the instruction sheet. A grey image of the Starlight rocket is illustrated over white background on the facecard. All lettering is in black presenting kit number, pricing "Only $2.35", Estes tradmark in black oval and recommended engines.
The Starlight design was clearly futuristic and marketed as a sport and demonstation flying rocket. The large fin area provided for exceptional stability even during windy conditions.
The kit features a one body tubes, a balsa nose cone, four sheets of balsa fin stock, two tail rings, 18" parachute, engine mount, launch lug, and instructions.
Additional information can be found at the following links;
JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K32
Essense Model Rocket Reviews: US Rocket Upscale of K32 Starlight
Specifications: Length (18.0 in), Weight (2.0 oz), Diameter (0.976 in)
Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3, B6-4, C6-5
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