Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Mini Alpha  EST 2098

Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Mini Alpha EST 2098

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EST 2098
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Skill Level:
1 Beginner
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Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Mini Alpha EST 2098

Skill Level 1 Beginner

Introducing the Estes Mini Alpha! Designed with the beginner in mind, this model rocket offers an exciting introduction to the world of model rocketry! The Mini Alpha uses mini engines (13MM) that provide a powerful yet manageable thrust, allowing users to launch their rockets with ease. With the recommended A10-3T engine, the Mini Alpha soars to impressive heights, reaching an altitude of 690 feet!

Equipped with a streamer recovery system, the Mini Alpha ensures a safe and controlled descent back to Earth, ready for another exciting launch!

Inspired by the classic Estes Alpha, the Mini Alpha is a scaled-down version that retains all the charm and excitement of its predecessor. With its vibrant design and user-friendly features, the Estes Mini Alpha is the ideal choice for rocket enthusiasts of all ages, offering an unforgettable journey into the thrilling world of model rocketry!

Length: 9.24"(23.5cm)


Estimated Weight: 0.61oz(17.3g)

Projected Max Altitude - 690ft (210m)

Molded Plastic Fins

Sticker Decals

Streamer Recovery

Recommended Engines: 1/2A3-2T, A3-4T, A10-3T


Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level

1 Beginner

2 Intermediate

3 Advanced

4 Expert

5 Master

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)


Masking Tape

Finishing Supplies like:

Wood Filler



Launching Equipment and Supplies like:

Recovery wadding

Launch Pad

Launch Controller

Power supply

Model Rocket Motors and Igniters

A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code


Full one year warranty through manufacturer