Estes Alpha Iii Rocket Launch Set
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The Estes Alpha III rocket launch set contains a launch controller, launch pad, and rocket kit packet with materials and instructions required to assemble the rocket. It is recommended for children 10 years and older with adult supervision up to age 12. The orange plastic nose cone, body tube, one-piece plastic tail fin unit, and self-stick decals allow assembly of the rocket without painting. Additional supplies required to launch the rocket include model rocket engine, starter, recovery wadding, and glue (sold separately). This rocket launch set provides the equipment required to launch (with required components) the Alpha III rocket repeatedly and is suitable for youth group activities such as with clubs and schools.
|Skill level||Easy to Assemble (E2X), simple gluing, no painting|
|Age recommendation||10 years and up, adult supervision under 12|
|Recommended engines||1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7|
|Projected maximum altitude||1,100' (335m)|
|Rocket weight||1.2 oz. (34 g)|
|Dimensions*||12.3 x 0.98" (H x W)|
|Required components (not included)||Rocket Engine with Starter, such as Estes 001598 A8-3 Engine|
Recovery Wadding, such as Estes 002274 Wadding
*H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right.
A model rocket kit includes reusable parts, and requires launching equipment and single-use launching supplies. These kits are recommended for children 10 years and older, with adult supervision advised to age 12. Rocket kit assembly encompasses a range of skill levels