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Launch Report 2014-9

29 Jun 2014, 03:34 UTC
Launch Report 2014-9
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Location: NARHAMS, Carroll County Ag CenterWeather: 80's, 0-5mph, sunnyTotal flights: Today - 11; YTD - 72Total motors: Today - 12; YTD - 61Motors by class YTD: Water-17, MicroHybrid-1, MMX-1, A-3, B-4, C-12, D-6, E-13, F-14, G-5, H-2June was a great launch month - this was the 2nd perfect launch day. The upper level wind was a bit stronger than on the ground so the high flights drifted a lot whereas the lower flights landed close to the pads. I only had one long walk. My flights:AquaBottleBat on a G74-6 - I think I'm going to like the new EconoMax motors! Thanks to Mike Kelley for doing the recovery duties!TLP Rapier on an F44-4 - The stock starter chuffed out of the motor with a loud POP. Its replacement sent the Rapier on a fast, high flight. This one landed perilously close to the far tree line.Lime Stiletto on an E9-4 - Nice flight, one popped fin.SpaceShipSqrt(-1) on a C11-3 - Nice. flight.Zoomie P51-D on a C11-3 - Nice, landed by the pad.SpaceX Falcon 9 on an Estes C6-5 - Needed a -3. The Kevlar leader broke and it took some searching to recover both parts.Deuce XL-5 on 2 x B6-4 ...

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