- Estes Rocket Kits
- Easy to Assemble E2X
- Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Alpha VI 1958 60th Anniversary of Estes
Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Alpha VI 1958 60th Anniversary of Estes
There is no better way to celebrate our anniversary than with one of the most iconic and highly recognized rockets of all time! The "classic" styling of the Alpha line continues with the "very special" limited edition of the Alpha VI! Celebrate 60 years with Estes! Join the FUN! Young and not so young Rocketeers will want to add this rocket to their collection for sure! And you just might want to buy two - one to launch and one to build and proudly display on that shelf of yours.
With all pre-colored rocket parts and easily applied 60th Anniversary self-stick decals, you'll be ready for liftoff in no time at all. 1,100 feet is the altitude you can reach when you launch this beauty on the C6-5 or C6-7 engine!
E2X - Easy to Assemble
Length: 12.6 in. (32 cm)
Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
Weight: 1.3 oz. (36.9 g)
Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (first launch) A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
Projected 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