Estes - Alpha Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 9.15 inches
Designer: Bill Simon
Diameter: 0.98 inches
Length: 12.30 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 25
Motor Size: 18 millimeters
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1966-
Recommended Motors: A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5, C6-7
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 1
Status: In-Production
Style: Sport
Tags: Family:Estes:Alpha
Weight: 0.80 ounces

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  • Estes Alpha By Joshua Finn (February 9, 2010)

    Brief: Estes classic Alpha is your standard 3FNC LPR model, probably in continuous production longer than any other model rocket in history. It is a simple, straightforward build, listed as a skill level 2 build. Compared to the model airplanes I fly, it's something a newbie could take on as a first project, especially if he or she had a little guidance. With its wide selection of ...

  • Estes Alpha By Ted Phipps

    The Alpha has been around a long time. Combining simple construction (skill level 1), good looks, and great flying characteristics, it is considered a classic.  Like most Estes kits, it comes in a plastic bag. Our kit had some pretty poor quality balsa, but some careful work with sandpaper and Elmer's Fill 'n' Finish resulted in a good looking rockets. The instructions and diagrams were ...

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