Estes mini "A" Heli #7272

#7272    Skill Level 3

Length: 17 in. (43.2 cm)
Diameter: .54 in. (14 mm)
Rotor Diameter: 24.2 in. (61.5 cm)
Estimated Weight: .76 oz (21.5 g)

Laser cut wood fins

Recovery: helicopter recovery

Projected Max Altitude – 400 ft. (122 m)

Recommended Engine:


mini “A” Heli Pictures

Build History:

  • 8/22/2018 – Purchased kit from Estes Industries for $18.99 (Retail = $14.99)
  • 11/15/2018 – Took pictures of package and components. Scanned several components. Measurements in Model Rocket Notes Book #4 page 36.
  • 1/23/2019 – Made copy of instructions page 2 marking guides and cut them out. Measured body tube as per instructions nd cut off excess with exacto knife. Marked fin guide lines onto body tube 12′ from aft end. Marked body tube 1/2′ from aft end on each fin marking guide line. Glued fins to the guide lines. Glued engine block into aft end of body tube using yelloe spacer tube as a guide so the end of the motor sticks out of body tube 5/8″. Glued LL along one of the fins flush with the body tube.
  • 1/24/2019 – Glued a second launch lug in line with the other launch lug and 8″ frin the aft end.


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