Estes Rockets Alpha III (English Only) – Beginner Launch Kit Set

CAD 44.80

Recommended Engines 1/2A6-2A8-3A8-5B4-4B6-4B6-6C6-5C6-7
Projected Max Altitude 1150 ft. (351 m)
Recovery System 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
Length 12.1 in. (30.7 cm)
Diameter .98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight 1.2 oz. (34 g)
Estimated Assembly Time 1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Fin Materials Plastic
Decal Type Self-stick
Launch System Includes Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller
Launch Rod Size 1/8″
Age Recommendation Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.
Level Beginner

In Stock

SKU: EST1427 Categories: ,

Description

The black body tube, fluorescent orange nose cone and one piece fin unit is easy-to-assemble and fun to fly! With nothing needed more than everyday household supplies and some glue, you’ll be ready for liftoff in under an hour. Using standard Estes engines (sold separately), watch as the Alpha III soars to 1150 feet high. Once the rocket reaches its peak altitude, it will gently return to earth on its brightly colored, matching orange 12 inch parachute. Whether you’re a first time rocketeer or a long time flyer, the Alpha III is a true classic that should be in everyones’ collection.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, sandpaper, carpenters glue and hobby knife. (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).