1256 Alpha III
We have broken up a bulk pack of this popular kit and are making them available at a reduced price. Everything is the same as the retail kit except there is no fancy header card in the package. Includes a full set of instructions and all the parts. The one piece fin unit makes it easy to build for beginners. No paint, no fuss, no muss with this model rocket! E2X - Easy to Assemble 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, 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!
Technical Specifications E2X - Easy to Assemble Length: 12.3 in. (31.1 cm), Diameter: 0.98 in. (24.9 mm), Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g) Molded Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, Parachute Recovery Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7 Max Altitude: 1100 ft. (335 m)
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
If you are just starting in the hobby start at the beginner level and move up from there at your own pace.
What is needed to build and fly
All model rockets come in kit form that require assembly. The materials are primarily cardboard tubes, balsa or plastic fins and nose cone. Materials will vary by model and are typically specified in the description of each kit.
Additional supplies will be necessary to build and finish your model rocket kit and may include:
Scissors, Hobby Knife
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Finishing Supplies like:
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code