Estes Rocket Kit Alpha - Skill Level 1

Estes Rocket Kit Alpha - Skill Level 1

Brand: Estes

Part Number: D-ES1225

£20.89 Web Price RRP £21.99

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When a rocket has been sold to millions of model rocketeers for over three decades, there has to be a reason. With its high quality components, easy assembly and reliable performance, the Estes Alpha has become the all time leading entry level rocket!

With a rocket this well known you're bound to get compliments from fellow rocketeers on choosing such a thoroughbred. The Alpha is a classic Skill Level 1 kit that includes a one piece body tube, laser cut wood fins and an aerodynamic nose cone that completes the sleek look.

Building this speed machine takes about an afternoon and flying is just as easy and enjoyable as the building! When powered with a C size motor, this rocket can reach cloud topping altitudes of 1,000 feet! Recovery is accomplished with a colourful 30.5cm preassembled parachute.

Its suggested colour scheme and classy red, white and blue decals are classic as you can get! Get an Alpha and start flying today!

Alpha requires a launch system; (launch controller and launch pad), rocket motors, igniters and recovery wadding to operate.

Estes Rocket Kit Alpha - Skill Level 1 Specifications
  • Recommended Motor: 1/2A6-2, A8-3 (First Flight), A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
  • Projected Altitude: 1,000 Feet
  • Weight: 23g
  • Fins: Laser Cut Balsa
  • Recovery Method: 30.5cm Parachute
  • Diameter: 25mm
  • Length: 312mm
  • Brand: Estes
  • Part No: D-ES1225
  • Barcode: 047776012257
  • Build Level: Level 1 (Intermediate)

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want to order this rocket with c6-7 motor. Can you please send me the full list of parts I need to order with this rocket. I live in UK. Thanks a lot.
Asked by Gavriel on 16th May 2018

You'd need a launch pad and controller - the easiest way to buy these would be to buy any rocket launch set from the range at

Once you have that, you'd just need some C6-7 motors D-ES1615 plus some wadding D-ES2274

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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