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Silver Streak

Model #2434

Description

Easy to assemble gets you to the flying field quick. Standing just 10 inches tall, and powered by mini engines, the Silver Streak can reach 575 feet! Better keep your eyes open for this one or he will be out of sight before you know it!

Additional Information

  • Length: 10″
  • Diameter: 0.74″
  • Weight: 0.65 oz.
  • Recovery: 6″ Parachute
  • Fins: Plastic
  • Decals: Self Adhesive
  • Recommended Motors:
    • 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T

Instructions

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Build History

  • 05/18/2010 – Took pictures of package and components.
  • 05/20/2010 – Cemented fin can into body tube.
  • 05/21/2010 – Cut out shock cord mount and attached shock cord to it. Mounted the unit inside the body tube. Removed self adhesive decals from backing and applied to the model. This completes construction of Estes Silver Streak model #2430, a 13mm model.

Flights

DateLocation#MotorComments
09/17/2011ADC ParkBS52A3-4TNice second flight with a lot more altitude
09/17/2011ADC ParkBS521/4A3-4TReached about 25 feet above pad. Very powerful ejection charge. Landed about 5′ from launch pad.
09/09/2011ADC ParkBS60A10-3T
11/17/2012ADC ParkBS62A10-3TNice Flight with a recovery just slightly West of the launch site.
11/17/2012ADC ParkBS621/2A3-4TGood flight. Launched model with small parachute to determine upper winds. Ejection charge was not powerful enought to eject the parachute and it tumbled to the ground. No Damage and not able to determine strength of upper winds.
09/14/2013Sod FarmBS71A10-3TNice.
09/14/2013Sod FarmBS71A10-3TGood flight. Recovered by Cory.
11/09/2013Sod FarmBS73A10-4TGreat launch, nice and high flight and great recovery. Landed in grass past the dirt strip. Took a while to recovery and return to launch site.
11/09/2013Sod FarmBS73A3-4TGood lift off, great height and a powerful ejection. Landed in corn field North of launch pad.
11/09/2013Sod FarmBS731/2A3-3TLowest flight for me. Landed near the launch pad. Ejection did not break the clay plug and deploy the recovery device. No damage.
11/09/2013Sod FarmBS731/2A3-4TNice Roll.
01/12/2014Sod FarmBS741/2A3-4TFair flight height. Landed near the launch pad.
02/22/2014Sod FarmBS77A10-3TDrag race with Dennis.
02/22/2014Sod FarmBS77A10-3TDrag race with Dennis.
03/09/2014Sod FarmBS78A10-3TDrag with Matts Mini Red Max.
06/14/2014Sod FarmBS811/2A3-2TGood Flight.
09/13/ & 14/2014Sod FarmBS841/2A3-2TGood Flight.
11/09/2014Sod FarmBS861/2A3-4TGood Flight.
11/01/2017Sod FarmBS1121/2A3-2T