Free Ground Shipping for all orders over $99.99
Navigation: Home » Model Rocket Kits » E2X Model Rockets

Alpha III - E2X Estes Model Rocket Kit - 1256

Click image to enlarge
Availability: In Stock
Item: EST1256
Price:   $ 15.99
Quantity :    
The Estes Alpha III E2X was the very first E2X series (Easy to Assemble) Model Rocket. This rocket series was designed with the first time rocketeer in mind. With all precolored rocket parts and easily applied self-stick decals, you're ready for liftoff in minutes.
321Rockets is no longer accepting orders.

Continue Shopping

Estes 1256 Alpha III Model Rocket Kit Description:

Over the years hundreds of thousands of people have been introduced to model rocketry with the Alpha III rocket. This is the very first East to Assemble (E2X) model rocket created by Estes. The E2X series were designed with the first time rocket builders in mind. With all the rocket parts pre-colored and easy to apply self-stick decals, building this rocket only takes minutes. With the bright colors and simplistic design this rocket is one that will stick in everybody's mind.

Do you have some glue on hand? Excellent, you have everything you need to build this rocket (you'll need the rocket kit too). With Estes rocket motors the Alpha III can fly well over 1,000 feet and returns with a colorful parachute. It doesn't matter if this is your first rocket, or you're taking a stroll down memory lane, this rocket is a must for everyone's fleet.

Estes Model Rocket Engines, launch system and four AA alkaline batteries for the launch controller required - sold separately. Recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12.

Estes 1256 Alpha III Technical Specifications and Features:

  • Length 12.3 in. (31.1 cm)
  • Diameter 0.98 in. (24.9 mm)
  • Weight 1.2 oz. (34 g)
  • Molded Plastic Fins
  • Self Stick Decals
  • Parachute Recovery
  • Max Altitude: 1100 ft. (335 m)

Recommended Estes Model Rocket Engines:

  • 1/2A6-2
  • A8-3
  • A8-5

People who bought this item also bought:

SKU Description Price Quantity
EST1593 (3)1/2A6-2 ENGINES 8.23 Add To Cart
EST1598 (3)A8-3 ROCKET ENGINES 8.23 Add To Cart
EST1599 (3)A8-5 ROCKET ENGINES 8.23 Add To Cart
EST1781 A8-3 ENGINES BULK PACK (24 PK) 57.59 Add To Cart