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Launch Report 2014-11

20 Sep 2014, 20:41 UTC
Launch Report 2014-11
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Location: NARHAMS, Mt AiryWeather: sunny, high of 84, wind 5-10Total flights: Today - 9; YTD - 89Total motors: Today - 9; YTD - 79Motors by class YTD: H2O-17, uHybrid-1, MMX-1, A-3, B-6, C-16, D-7, E-17, F-16, G-9, H-2The weather was pretty nice - a tad hotter than expected and the wind, while not too bad, was vectored to the trees. At the last moment, I packed some extra low power rockets so all mine stayed out of said trees. My one F-powered 4FNC flight went over them so I scrubbed one G and two F flights. It looked like the wind might have been shifting to a more favorable direction, but I didn't wait it out.It was fun seeing all the nice night launch rockets even though the lights were off during the day. And, I got to use the club's brand new rails and 1/4" rod. I brought my pad but didn't have to assemble it.My Flights:Model Minutes XFLR-1 on a D12-5 - Nice flight with its signature slow roll. It stuck the landing but crunched one pod. This cardstock model is showing its age but I'll fix her up.Shrox SHX-15 on a C11-3 - Nice swooping flight.Talk Radio ...

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