The Alpha III is an easy-to-assemble, beginner level rocket with pre-colored parts.
- Recommended engines: ¹/₂A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
- Projected altitude: 1150 ft. (351 m) on a C6-7
- 1 hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Renowned for its classic good looks, simple assembly, and excellent performance, the Alpha III is one of model rocketry's best-known and most-loved designs. The black body tube, fluorescent orange nose cone, and one-piece fin unit makes this rocket easy-to-assemble and fun to fly. With nothing needed more than everyday household supplies and some glue, you'll be ready for liftoff in an hour. Using standard Estes engines (sold separately), watch as the Alpha III soars to 1100 feet high.