Estes Alpha III Rocket Kit E2X Easy-to-Assemble

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Skill Level:Beginner

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 E2X - Easy to Assemble series. This rocket series was designed with the first time rocketeer in mind. With all precolored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, youre 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 youre 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?!


  • A perfect beginners rocket
  • Almost ready to fly
  • Brightly molded one-piece orange plastic fin unit and nose cone.
  • Black cardboard body tube
  • Capable of flying over 1100 feet (335 meters), depending on the engine you select
  • 12" parachute recovery
  • Fly again and again
  • Bright self-adhesive decorative decals
  • One year warranty
  • Detailed illustrated assembly and launch instructions


  • White or yellow glue
  • Finishing supplies
  • Starters 
  • Recovery wadding 
  • Launch controller 
  • Porta-Pad II launch pad 
  • Engines: A8-3 - first flight or B4-4 or B6-4 or B6-6 or C6-5 or C6-7 
  • 4 AA batteries for launch controller


  • Skill level: E2X - Easy to Assemble
  • Length: 12.3" (31.2cm)
  • Diameter: .98" (25mm)
  • Weight: 1.2oz (34g)
  • Recovery System: 12" parachute
  • Projected Altitude: 1000ft (335m)


  • Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep away from children 3 years of age and younger
  • For your safety and enjoyment, always follow the NAR Model Rocketry Safety Code while participating in any model rocketry activities

Used with permission, copyright 2017 Estes-Cox Corp./Tower Hobbies, Inc. Copyright 2017 Brey Corp. t/a Hobby Works.

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