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Alpha III Solid-Fuel Launch Set

$30.25 (USD)
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Description

This easy-to-assemble rocket was designed with beginners in mind. With all precolored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you’re ready for liftoff in minutes.

With nothing more needed than glue for this launch set, you can be on the flying field in no time at all! Using standard rocket engines (sold separately), the Alpha III soars to heights of more than 1,100 feet. Whether you’re a first-time rocketeer or a longtime flier, the Alpha III is a true classic that should be in your collection. What more could you ask for than a high-performance, high-flying, classic rocket?

Details

Type: Project Kits Grades: 6-12
SKU: W36378

Safety


Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 years and up. Adult supervision is recommended for those under 12 years of age.

Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 years and up. Adult supervision is recommended for those under 12 years of age.

Specifications

  • Recovery Type: Parachute
  • Fins: molded plastic
  • Weight: 1.2 oz
  • Maximum Altitude: 1,150 ft
  • Recommended Engines: A8-3 (first flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, and C6-7
  • Diameter: 0.98"
  • Skill Level: E2X
  • Length: 12.3"

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Estes Skill Ratings Explained

RTF – Ready to fly. No paint, glue, or modeling skills required. Comes assembled and is ready to launch in minutes.

E2X – No paint or special tools needed. Contains parts that are colored and easy to assemble. Glue the parts together as instructed, apply self-adhesive decals, and attach the recovery system. Assembly time: 1 hour.

Skill Level 1 – Requires some painting, gluing, and sanding. Features laser-cut balsa wood fins, slotted body tubes, plastic nose cones, and self-adhesive decals. Includes step-by-step instructions. Assembly time: 4 or more hours.

Skill Level 2 – Requires beginner skills in construction and finishing. Features laser-cut balsa wood or plastic fins, plastic nose cones, and unfinished body tubes. Assembly time: 1 day.

Skill Level 3 – Requires moderate skills in construction and finishing. Features multiple laser-cut balsa wood fins and parts, unfinished body tubes, complex designs, and plastic nose cones. Assembly time: 2 days.

Skill Level 4 – Requires a high degree of construction and finishing skills. Features multiple laser-cut balsa wood parts, vacuum-formed plastic detailing, unfinished body tubes, and water-soluble decals. Assembly time: 3 or more days.