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    Alpha
    90-1225
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Bill Simon
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    Alpha III Starter Set
    90-1406
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Mike Dorffler with some kit involvement from Bill Simon
    Estes first all plastic fin unit and nose cone
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    Andromeda
    90-1273
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Futuristic
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Wayne Kellner

    One kit is missing the Mattel box.
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    Antares
    90-1276
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Bill Simon
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    Astron (Big Bertha)
    90-1223
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (opened)

    Vern Estes

    This kit was sold as "Astron" in Germany.
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    Cobra 1500
    90-1294
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1979 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (resealed)

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    Icarus
    90-1277
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    24.04.2011
    Operational

    Bill Simon
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    Icarus
    90-1277
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Bill Simon
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    Nike Ajax
    90-1279
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Scale
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)


    I am missing the Mattel box for this kit.
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    Nike-X
    90-1270
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (resealed)

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    Odyssey
    90-1289
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Futuristic
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    Mint (unopened)
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    Oribital Transport
    90-1242
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Futuristic
    1979 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)


    One kit is under construction.
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    Patriot
    90-0652
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1979 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (resealed)


    One kit has an Estes rainbow hang tag.
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    Patriot Deluxe Starter Kit
    90-1404
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)


  • View kit contents...
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    Photon Disruptor
    90-1282
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

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    Satellite Interceptor
    90-1296
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)


    I am missing the Mattel box for this kit.
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    Satellite Interceptor Starter Set
    90-3629
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

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    Scissor Wing
    90-1265
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Boost Glider
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

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    Space Shuttle
    90-1284
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Scale
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (opened)

    Wayne Kellner

    Rare model rocket distributed by Mattel Germany.
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    Starlab
    90-1288
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Futuristic
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)


    1 kit is in original Estes packaging (rainbow hangtag).
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    Starlab
    90-1288
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Futuristic
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (opened)


    Kit has 2 decal sheets.
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    Wizard
    90-1292
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Mint (unopened)

    This is the 1st generation version that included a balsa nose cone.
    Later kits came with plastic nose cones.

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    Wizard
    90-1292
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Sport Flier
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    16.09.2010
    Operational
    View log (1)

    This is the 1st generation version that included a balsa nose cone.
    Later kits came with plastic nose cones.

    On it's maiden flight a fin sheared off and could not be found. I have since added a new fin to the rocket.
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    X-15 Rocket Plane RTF Set
    90-0715
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Scale
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Operational


    Picture gallery:
  • A nice shot from the rear
  • A nice shot from the side

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    X-15 Rocket Plane RTF Set
    90-0715
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Scale
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (resealed)


    The launch set was distributed by Mattel Germany.

    This kit is opened with original parts but was never built nor flown.
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    X-15 Rocket Plane RTF Set
    90-0715
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    Scale
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    Items mint (opened)


    Picture gallery:
  • A nice shot from the rear
  • A nice shot from the side

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