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Launch Report 2014-8

22 Jun 2014, 22:50 UTC
Launch Report 2014-8
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Location: MDRA, Central Sod FarmWeather: high of 80, cloudy changing to clear, wind 0-5Total flights: Today - 10; YTD - 61Total motors: Today - 6; YTD - 49Motors by class YTD: Water-17, uHybrid- 1,MMX-1, A-3, B-2, C-7, D-6, E-11, F-12, G-4, H-2This was a most excellent day to fly. Not too hot, no rain and LOW WIND! My highlight of the day was the four water rocket flights. To my knowledge, I am the first to fly water rockets at MDRA. Everybody was very interested in them and they went out of their way to let be prep them on the field. Bob even set up two GoPro pad cams and tried to catch the flights with ROCKETS Magazine's video camera. He was surprised how quick they. Between that and the fact that the bodies are are mostly clear, it is unknown whether the video will be any good.My Flights:PML Small Endeavour on a G69SK-7 - Excellent flight.NCR Big Brute clone on a G64-5 - Ditto, delay was perfect.Manatee 2 on 80psi, 1.0L - Nice boost but I had a loop in the cord that holds the 'chute's pull-pin. Bad idea. Said loop grabbed the stem of the timer and ...

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