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 beginner 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!
12.1 in. (30.7 cm)
.98 in. (25 mm)
1.2 oz. (34 g)
Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
1/2A6-2, A8-3 (first launch), 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.