Estes Alpha Skill Level 1 Rocket
Estes SKU: M402720 1225
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Skill Level 1: Requires some painting, gluing and sanding. Features laser cut wood fins, plastic or balsa nose cones, self-stick or waterslide decals, unfinished body tubes and step-by-step instructions. Most kits are single stage rockets.
Estes The Estes Alpha has been the first rocket for millions for over 36 years! This easy-to-build, high perfomance rocket is the perfect model to get you started.
When a rocket has been sold to millions of model rocketeers for over three decades, there has to be a reason. With its high quality components, easy assembly and reliable performance, the Estes Alpha has become the all time leading entry level rocket!
With a rocket this well known you are bound to get compliments from fellow rocketeers on choosing such a thoroughbred. The Alpha is a classic Skill Level 1 kit that includes a one piece body tube, laser cut wood fins and an aerodynamic nose cone that completes the sleek look.
Building this speed merchant takes about an afternoon and flying is just as easy and enjoyable as building this classic. When powered with a C engine, the rocket can reach cloud topping altitudes of 1,000'. Recovery of this aerodynamic wonder is accomplished with a colorful 12" preassembled parachute.
Its suggested color scheme and classy red, white and blue decals are as American as you can get. You'll feel patriotic building this sleek and colorful rocket as well as flying it. Get an Alpha and start flying today!
- Requires some painting, gluing & sanding.
- Features laser cut balsa fins, plastic nose cones & high quality decals.
- Step-by-step instructions make building very easy.
- Assembly may take an afternoon.
Length: 12.3" (31.2 cm)
Diameter: .98" (25 mm)
Estimated Weight: .8 oz. (23 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Self-stick Decals, 12" (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
Projected Max Altitude: 1,000' (305 m)
Requires finishing supplies, paint, glue, launch system, engines, igniters & recovery wadding, sold separately.
Recommended for ages 10 years and up. Adult supervision is recommended for those under 12 years of age.
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