Model Rocket Launch Set

SKU 45208

Looking for an exciting Model Rocket that can be ready for a quick launch? The Estes Alpha III is an E2X (Easy to Assemble) Model Rocket designed for entry level rocket builders. Assemble this Estes Rocket by following the simple instructions and connecting the pre-colored rocket parts.

Nothing is more satisfying than building and launching your first Model Rocket. The Alpha III Estes Model Rocket has been the rocket that has generated hundreds of thousands of grins.

As designed, The Estes Alpha III is an easy Model Rocket Build. Using the black body tube as the base, attach and glue the one piece fin unit, insert the parachute and slip in the bright orange nose cone. Apply the self-stick decals and you are ready for the launch pad!

The Estes Alpha III Model Rocket was the very first E2X (East to Assemble) Estes Model Rocket. Watch your Alpha III rocket sore to heights over 1,100 feet (335 m). This Estes classic should be a member of every Model Rocket enthusiasts fleet.

Assembly takes one hour or less. LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Astron II Launch Controller and Astron II Launch Pad with this Launch Set. The Estes Alpha III can be launched utilizing the standard Estes Rocket Engines outlined below. Engines are not included in this Launch Set and must be purchased separately. Requires four (4) AA alkaline batteries for the launch controller. Recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12.

Estes Alpha III Launch Set includes:

  • Estes Astron II launch pad
  • Astron II launch controller
  • Alpha III model rocket

Alpha III Estes Launch Set Technical Specifications and Features:

  • Length 12.25 in. (31.1 cm)
  • Diameter 0.98 in. (25 mm)
  • Weight 1.2 oz. (34 g)
  • Molded Plastic Fins
  • Self Stick Decals
  • Parachute Recovery
  • Max Altitude: 1100 ft. (335 m)

Recommended Estes Model Rocket Engines:

  • 1/2A6-2
  • A8-3
  • B4-4
  • B6-4
  • B6-6
  • C6-5
  • C6-7

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