Estes Alpha III Launch Set


Get ready for liftoff!


Available on backorder


Quick Overview

  • E2X – Easy to Assemble
  • With all pre-colored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you’re ready for liftoff in minutes.


  • E2X – Easy to Assemble
  • Join the hundreds of thousands of people who got their start in model rockets with this classic!
  • The Estes Alpha III was the very first rocket in the E2X series.
  • E2X (Easy to Assemble) is a rocket series designed with beginners in mind.
  • Powered by standard Estes engines (sold separately) the Alpha III soars to heights of 1100 feet.
  • Whether you’re a first time rocketeer or a long time flyer, this rocket is a true classic that should be in everyones’ collection.
  • What more could you ask for than a high performance, high flying, classic rocket!
  • LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller.


  • E2X – Easy to Assemble
  • Length: 12.1 in. (30.7 cm)
  • Diameter: .98 in. (25 mm)
  • Estimated Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g)
  • Plastic Fins, Self-stick Decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute Recovery
  • Recommended Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Launch), B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
  • Projected Max Altitude: 1100 ft. (335 m)

High quality 1.5V AA alkaline battery required for controller.

Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding are required – sold separately-unless otherwise specified. COLOR OF PRODUCT MAY VARY


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