Bull Pup 12D Model Rocket
Bull Pup 12D
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Bull Pup 12D

Sku: 007000
MSRP/MAP: $22.99

Get ready for an adrenaline-filled adventure with the Estes Bull Pup 12D model rocket. This highly detailed version of the USAF AGM-12D Bull Pup air to ground missile is perfect for sport scale enthusiasts who want to take their hobby to the next level.

Developed in the 1950s, the Bull Pup 12D remained in combat use until the 1970s, with over 30,000 built and used until it was decommissioned in the mid-80s.This rocket stands 15.6 inches tall and can reach up to 675 feet on Estes standard model rocket engines. With a colorful 12-inch parachute, the Bull Pup 12D recovers in style.

Bull Pup 12D comes with a large diameter, single-piece body tube, high-quality molded plastic tail and nose cone, and laser-cut wood fins, making it an excellent kit for building your skills. Authentic full-color waterslide decals are included to complete the look.

Get ready to experience the thrill of launching the Estes Bull Pup 12D model rocket – order now!

  • SKILL LEVEL: With moderate building and finishing skills, the Bull Pup 12D is perfect for this Advanced level rocket.
  • RECOMMENDED ENGINES: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 675 ft. (206 m) on a C6-5


For all sport scale lovers, the Estes Bull Pup 12D model rocket is an excellent choice. This model rocket is a highly complete replica of the USAF AGM-12D Bull Pup air-to-ground missile. It was first developed in the 1950s and remained in use until the 1970s.

If you are just starting with scale model rockets, the Bull Pup is an ideal kit for building your skills. The Bull Pup 12D kit includes original, full-color waterslide decals for an authentic look. 

The 15.6-inch Bull Pup can soar up to 675 feet with Estes standard model rocket engines. Recovery after each successful launch is made easy by a colorful 12-inch parachute.

There are some unique features:

  • The Estes Bull Pup 12D model rocket is a sport scale rocket. Designed for fans who appreciate highly detailed replicas of real-world military hardware.
  • Based on the USAF AGM-12D Bull Pup air to ground missile, the kit features full-color waterslide decals and other intricate details.
  • With a large diameter, single piece body tube, high quality molded plastic tail, nose cone, and laser cut wood fins, the Bull Pup 12D is a well-crafted kit that will challenge your building skills.
  • Colorful 12-inch recovery parachute.
Estes Bull Pup 12D Model Rocket

What You Need to Fly

Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding.
Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries (sold separately)

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

675 ft. (206 m)
  • Recovery System

12 in. (30.5cm) Parachute
  • Length

15.6 in. (39.6 cm)
  • Diameter

1.33 in. (34 mm)
  • Weight

1.8 oz. (51 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Balsa Wood
Bull Pup 12D Model Rocket Parts

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), paint (white) and clear coat (optional).
This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.