001427 - Alpha III® Launch Set

001427 - Alpha III® Launch Set

SKU# 001427

Availability: In stock

$32.79
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E2X - Easy to Assemble


With all pre-colored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you're ready for liftoff in minutes.


LAUNCH SYSTEM INCLUDED.

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001427 - Alpha III® Launch Set Description

E2X - Easy to Assemble

Join the hundreds of thousands of people who got their start in model rockets with this classic! The Estes Alpha III was the very first rocket in the E2X series. E2X (Easy to Assemble) is a rocket series designed with beginners in mind. Powered by standard Estes engines (sold separately) the Alpha III soars to heights of 1100 feet. Whether you're a first time rocketeer or a long time flyer, this rocket is a true classic that should be in everyones' collection.

What more could you ask for than a high performance, high flying, classic rocket!

LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Astron II Launch Pad and Astron II Controller.

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Technical Specifications

E2X - Easy to Assemble

Length: 12.3 in. (31.2 cm)
Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g)

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)

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, starters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.

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