Estes Phoenix Bird at 50% Off

As I write this blog post, is offering the Estes Phoenix model rocket kit at more than 50% off its regular retail price of $23.99. If you are an Amazon Prime member, there is no extra charge for two-day shipping.

I was alerted to the special price by using the Rocketry Deals Finder.


Some Great Online Rocketry Deals – Updated

Amazon currently has a few Estes kits at 40% or more off the MSRP. Visit the Rocketry Deals Finder for links to the kits.


Bellevue Hobby Center is currently offering the Estes Interceptor E kit for under $20. They have a couple of other discontinued Estes kits at bargain prices, too. I have no relationship with Bellevue and do not know how many of the kits they have available. (Edit: The Interceptor E kits are now out-of-stock at Bellevue.)

More Deals at has a few model rocket kits currently priced at more than 40% off the list price. Because the prices for these kits may change at any time, I’m displaying them as Amazon ads below. The ads include the latest pricing information. Be sure to check out the Rocketry Deals Finder to discover more bargains.

Quest Shuttle Intrepid Model Rocket Kit – 45% off at – Offered Expired

Here’s another deal I found with the Rocketry Deal Finder. Amazon has the Quest Shuttle Intrepid kit at 45% off list price. It is eligible for free “Super Saver Shipping” (on orders over $25) and for free two-day Amazon Prime shipping.

Estes C6-5 Bulk Packs for Less than $30? – Offer Expired

The Deals Finder currently shows that Amazon currently has bulk packages of 24 Estes C6-5 motors listed for $27.31 with free shipping. That’s more than $65 off the list price. Look for Amazon’s offer under “More Buying Choices.”

The catch is that Amazon is listing them as “Not in Stock.” But, they are accepting orders at the low price and promising to ship them later. So, I’m not sure if you’ll receive the motors at the low price or not. But, it’s worth a try.

9/24 UPDATE: The Amazon offer no longer appears at

Estes D-Region Tomahawk Model Rocket Kit – 41% Off at Amazon

The Deal Finder this morning is showing the Estes D-Region Tomahawk Model Rocket Kit at more than 40% off the list price at And, shipping is free if you are an Amazon Prime member.

In The Shadow of the Moon on Sale on DVD and Blu-Ray

Visiting today I was presented with a tantalizing offer, the documentary In the Shadow of the Moon on DVD for a price that was about 70% off the list price. I checked the Blu-Ray version and discovered that it isn’t discounted as much as the DVD, but is still a bargain at more than 50% off list price. I originally watched the film in a theater with a group of people from our local rocketry clubs. The film consists mostly of recent interviews with the men who travelled to the moon who reveal what it was like to make that grand journey and how it affected them after returning to earth. The home video releases include additional interviews and other “bonus” material. I highly recommend In the Shadow of the Moon for those interested in the Apollo program and the history of manned space flight.


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