Alpha III Estes Rockets
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Alpha III - Easy to Assemble - Estes Model Rockets
Alpha III is the very first E2X - Easy to Assemble rocket. The one piece fin unit makes it easy to build for beginners. No paint, no fuss, no muss with this model rocket!
Join the hundreds of thousands of people who got their start in model rockets with this classic! The Alpha III was the very first rocket in the E2X - Easy to Assemble series. This rocket series was designed with the first time rocketeer in mind. With all precolored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you're ready for liftoff in minutes. The black body tube, fluorescent orange nose cone and one piece fin unit quickly builds into one flashy rocket!
With nothing more needed than glue, you can be on the flying field in no time at all! Using standard engines, the Alpha III soars to heights over 1,100 feet. Whether you're a first time rocketeer or a long time flier, this 12 inch rocket is a true classic that should be in every collection. What more could you ask for than a high performance, high flying classic rocket!
Easy to Assemble
Length: 12.3 in. (31.2 cm)
Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g)
Features: Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
Projected Max Altitude: 1100 ft. (335 m)
After construction, what other items do I need to launch this rocket?
# ES2220 - Electron Beam Launch Controller
# ES2215 - Porta-Pad II Launch Pad
# ES1598 - A8-3 Engines, pk 3 w/Igniters & Igniter Plugs
# ES002274 - Recovery Wadding
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.
Please note if you intend to order multiple Estes items you can contact us for a better shipping rate.