No assembly required means you are on the launch pad quick! Add your own flight supplies and you are ready to blast-off! Featuring a really cool chrome nose cone and fins, the Riptide is one cool rocket! LAUNCH SYSTEM INCLUDED. RTF - Ready to Fly Punch a hole in the atmosphere with this rocket! The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners` rocket. The Riptide is ultra aerodynamic and has totally awesome highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone. This showy rocket is ready for liftoff in just minutes! The exciting Riptide stands 18 inches tall. When launched on our standard engines, it can reach cloud topping heights over 650 feet and returns smoothly on a colorful 12 inch preassembled parachute. Rip through the sky with your own ready to fly Riptide! LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Electron Beam Launch Controller and Porta-Pad II Launch Pad Technical Specifications RTF - Ready to Fly Length: 18 in. (45.7 cm) Diameter: 1.35 in. (34 mm) Estimated Weight: 2.7 oz. (76.5 g) Plastic Fins, Self-Stick Decals, Parachute Recovery, Chrome Components Recommended Engines: B4-4 (First Flight), B6-4, C6-5 Projected Max Altitude: 675 ft. (183 m) Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified. .