Alpha III® Launch Set - Estes® 1427

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  • Regular price $32.79

With all pre-colored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you're ready for liftoff in minutes.

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.

Additional Information


12.1 in. (30.7 cm)


0.98 in. (25 mm)



Estimated Weight:

1.2 oz. (34 g)



Skill Level:

E2X - Easy to Assemble

Estimated Altitude:

1100 ft. (335 m)

Recommended Engines:

1/2A6-2, A8-2 (First Launch), B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7

Additional Information:

Self-stick Decals, 12 in. (30.5 cm)

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. Launch Controller requires 4 1.5V AA high quality alkaline batteries.