Alpha III Model Rocket Kit by Estes 1256

Alpha III Model Rocket Kit by Estes 1256

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Start right here at the beginning with this Estes Alpha III Model Rocket Kit which is Easy-to-Assemble. Product Item #: EST1256 At the beginning there was the Alpha III Model Rocket Kit from Estes. Suitable for Ages 10 & Older with Adult Supervision for Those Under 12. Skill Level E2X - Easy to Assemble Rocket Kit.


  • A perfect beginner's rocket
  • Almost ready to fly
  • Brightly molded one-piece orange plastic fin unit and nose cone.
  • Black cardboard body tube
  • Capability of flying over 1100 feet (335 meters), depending on the engine you select
  • 12" parachute recovery
  • Fly again and again
  • Bright self-adhesive decorative decals
  • One year warranty
  • Detailed illustrated assembly and launch instructions


One model rocket


Assembly White or yellow glue Finishing supplies Igniters (ESTT2301) Recovery wadding (ESTT2274) Launch controller (ESTT2220 Porta-Pad II launch pad (ESTT2215) Engines: A8-3 (ESTT1598) - first flight or B4-4 (ESTT1602) or B6-4 (ESTT1606) or B6-6 (ESTT1607) or C6-5 (ESTT1614) or C6-7 (ESTT1615) 4 AA batteries (ASCP0302) - for launch controller


Skill level: E2X - Easy to Assemble Length: 12.3" (31.2cm) Diameter: .98" (25mm) Weight: 1.2oz (34g) Recovery System: 12" parachute Projected Altitude: 1000ft (335m)


Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep away from children 3 years of age and younger For your safety and enjoyment, always follow the NAR Model Rocketry Safety Code while participating in any model rocketry activities