The Fico family's Alphas

At the September 1995 launch, Louis and his family staged a drag race between their stock Estes Alpha and Louis' 3x upscale.

Stock Alpha and 3X upscale, ready to race

As so often happens with people, so here with rockets: junior gets the jump on dad...

Papa Bear ponders while Baby Bear bugs out

... but the old man has some tricks up his sleeve.

The AP gets the message

After all, that big Alpha is a veteran of Louis' successful certification flight at LDRS XIV on an H128 reload!

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