Kit# K-57

Yellow Double Oval Hang Tag

Damon Era


Images by Gerry Fortin

Designer: Larry Renger

Production Years: 1971-1973

Retail Pricing Range: $3.95

Rarity: Rare

Description: Damon era SkyDart rocket kit with double panel facecard and yellow double oval hang tag. This is a skill level 4 kit. The upper panel of the facecard has a yellow background with overlaid SkyDart rocket in white and gray. The lower panel is gray color and list kit number of K-57, specifications and engine recommendations.

The Estes Skydart is classic design boost-glider that launches vertically and then ejects a power pod at apogee. The power pod returns via parachute and the glider begins its slow gliding return.

The kit features main body tube, a balsa nose cone, internal 12" body tube, nose coin weight, two sheets of balsa fin stock, elevator retainer clip, nylon screw, hinge material, engine mounting system, 8" parachute, launch lug, decal and instructions.

Additional information can be found at the following links;

Ye Olde Rocket Plan Link: Estes K57

Essense Model Rocket Reviews: OOP Estes Sky Dart

Specifications: Wingspan (12.6in), Length (15.8 in), Weight (2.50 oz), Diameter (0.976 in)

Recommended 18 mm Engines: A8-3, B4-2, B6-2, C6-3


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